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Socratic Questions

Not done with this set yet, To discuss, reflect and learn
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1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
Why are you saying that?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
What exactly does this mean?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
How does this relate to what we have been talking about?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
What is the nature of ...?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
What do we already know about this?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
Can you give me an example?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
Are you saying ... or ... ?
1. Concept Clarification Tell me more
Can you rephrase that, please?
2. Probing assumptions-Why do you think that?
What else could we assume?
2. Probing assumptions- Why do you think that?
You seem to be assuming ... ?
2. Probing assumptions- Why do you think that?
How did you choose those assumptions?
2. Probing assumptions- Why do you think that?
Please explain why/how ... ?
2. Probing assumptions- Why do you think that?
How can you verify or disprove that assumption?
2. Probing assumptions- Why do you think that?
What would happen if ... ?
2. Probing assumptions- Why do you think that?
Do you agree or disagree with ... ?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Why is that happening?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
How do you know this?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Show me ... ?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Can you give me an example of that?
23. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
What do you think causes ... ?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
What is the nature of this?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Are these reasons good enough?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Would it stand up in court?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
How might it be refuted?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
How can I be sure of what you are saying?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Why is ... happening?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
Why? (keep asking it -- you'll never get past a few times)
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
What evidence is there to support what you are saying?
3. Probing rationale, reasons and evidence
On what authority are you basing your argument?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
Another way of looking at this is ..., does this seem reasonable?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
What alternative ways of looking at this are there?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
Why it is ... necessary?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
Who benefits from this?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
What is the difference between... and...?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
Why is it better than ...?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
What are the strengths and weaknesses of...?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
How are ... and ... similar?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
What would ... say about it?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
What if you compared ... and ... ?
4. Questioning viewpoints and perspectives
How could you look another way at this?
5. Probe implications and consequences
Then what would happen?
5. Probe implications and consequences
What are the consequences of that assumption?
5. Probe implications and consequences
How could ... be used to ... ?
5. Probe implications and consequences
What are the implications of ... ?
5. Probe implications and consequences
How does ... affect ... ?
5. Probe implications and consequences
How does ... fit with what we learned before?
5. Probe implications and consequences
Why is ... important?
5. Probe implications and consequences
What is the best ... ? Why?
6. Questions about the question
What was the point of asking that question?
6. Questions about the question
Why do you think I asked this question?
6. Questions about the question
Am I making sense? Why not?
6. Questions about the question
What else might I ask?
6. Questions about the question
What does that mean?