1. What are Praxis and the Socratic Method? How are they related?
2. How does Cornel West model Praxis, in the tradition of Socrates?
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Praxis and Socratic Method
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Firstly, it's going to be helpful to review a few terms. 'Praxis' is explicitly that which is practiced. Literally. In philosophy, one meaning of the word is how something is done; how an argument is made; how a conclusion is arrived at; etc. It is your 'practice' in order to engage a topic or subject. Let's say you want to argue that baseball is the truest 'American sport'; well, how do you present that argument? Do you use examples? Do you formulate a formal essay for submission in a journal? Do you simply decide to draw out someone's own 'innate ...
The Praxis and the Socratic Method are examined as to how they are related. How Cornel West model Praxis in the tradition of Socrates are examined.