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Socrates' Way: Seven Keys to Using Your Mind to the Utmost

Authors: Gross, Ronald
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: SEL031000, PHI046000, PHI002000
ISBN: 9781440684906, Related ISBNs: 1440684901, 1585421928, 9781440684906, 9781585421923
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Socrates has inspired and guided the brightest men and women for more than two thousand years. Now you can make him your mentor-to strengthen your thinking, enrich your life, and reach your goals.

In Socrates' Way, you meet Socrates face-to-face, hear his voice, and learn how he changes people's lives. The book provides step-by-step guidance on how to harness his methods to vastly enhance your own creativity and autonomy.Specifically, Socrates shares the seven keys to using one's mind to the utmost:

  • Know thyself
  • Grow with friends
  • Ask great questions
  • Strengthen your soul
  • Verify everything
  • Speak frankly
  • Free your mind


You will master the famed "Socratic Method" for getting to the root of any problem; launch one of Socrates' exhilarating "Dialogues" among your colleagues at work, as well as at home; and sharpen and enliven your thinking. In short, you will discover the Socratic spirit in you.
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