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The art of giving birth to ideas
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the art of giving birth (i. e., clearness and conviction) to ideas, which are conceived as struggling for birth
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Maieutics is a pedagogical method based on the idea that the truth is latent in the mind of every human being due to innate reason but has to be "given birth" by answering intelligently proposed questions.
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