Socrates the intellectual midwife

Sean Moran

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The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates (470-399 BCE) was the son of a midwife. He often used ideas from childbirth as metaphors for teaching, and these still have relevance today fur tutors and mentors of midwives.
Original languageEnglish
JournalGiving Birth to Midwives A Forum for Midwifery Educators
VolumeVol: 3
Issue numberNumber
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes


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