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This tool will help improve your critical thinking - Erick Wilberding

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Socrates, one of the founding fathers of Western philosophical thought, was on trial. Many believed he was an enemy of the state, accusing the philosopher of corrupting the youth and refusing to recognize their gods. But Socrates wasn’t feared for claiming to have all the answers, but rather, for asking too many questions. Erick Wilberding digs into the technique known as the Socratic Method.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Erick Wilberding
  • Director Draško Ivezić, Adriatic Animation
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist David Lovrić, Draško Ivezić
  • Animator David Lovrić
  • Art Director Draško Ivezić
  • Music Jarrett Farkas
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Liz McGlone

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