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Articles tagged Socrates

Thales Casts a Long Shadow: How a Solar Eclipse Heralded Classical Education

On May 28, 585 BC, the shadow of the moon fell upon Greece and Asia Minor, the sky went dark in the middle of the day, and a new era dawned upon Western civilization. Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon on the earth, the unique thing about this one, and the...
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Plato Joins Classical Conversations

Over the course of the 2015-2016 academic year, both the Challenge II and Challenge III programs will be incorporating an original work of Plato into each curriculum. Challenge II students will be reading the Gorgias dialogue, and Challenge III will be reading the Meno...
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Harness the Power of the Question

Recently, I was pleased to attend Challenge A training at one of Classical Conversations’s summer Parent Practicums. One of the main goals for Challenge A is to harness the power of the question and, to that end, we learn to develop excellent questions which will spur...
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It’s All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worth

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read It’s All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worthby Kate Deddens One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may...
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Lessons from The Meno for Challenge Parents and Tutors

A man once asked his teacher whether virtue could be taught. In the course of the conversation, not only did the man and his wise mentor discuss the topic of virtue, but a young slave boy, through the simple process of answering questions, stumbled upon the...
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