Socratic questioning

May 31, 2020 | socratic, mindset, models

tags Thinking methods Mindset Mental models Learning Socratic questioning is one of many Mental models allows us to pursue thoughts in many directions and establish first principles through strict analysis. It allows us to establish truth and separate knowledge from ignorance by reveling underlying assumptions. The method allows us to explore complex ideas and find the truth out of things while opening up issues and problems. Key principles of the method # Identifying principles of thinking and cut through dogma and shared belief Open up issues and problems Explore complex ideas and find the truth out of things Reveals underlying assumptions Separates knowledge from ignorance Uses to establish truth Establish first principles through strict analysis Pursue thoughts in many direction Using the process # Clarify your thinking and explaining the origins of your idea Why do I think this? ...

Mental models

May 31, 2020 | mindset, models

tags Thinking methods Mindset Learning « You only think you know, as a matter of fact. And most of your actions are based on incomplete knowledge and you really don’t know what it is all about, or what the purpose of the world is, or know a great deal of other things. It is possible to live and not know. » – Richard Feynman Parrish, Shane. The Great Mental Models Volume 1: General Thinking Concepts (p. ...