Student’s Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Philosophy Q1. Benefits of Philosophy Philosophy is the analysis of utmost important issues concerning the very basic questions in our lives. It is important because it greatly improves problem-solving capabilities in any area of life. The philosophical study may be confined to a student`s area of expertise in order to help students focus on issues surrounding their careers and thus help in developing it further. Students as a whole should be equipped with reasoning skills that are specific to their occupation. Development of this skill is most important because students need to be much diversified in their thoughts due to the complexity of current and emerging issues that need to be carefully reasoned out and dealt with. Q2. Socratic Method Socratic Method is among the most ancient and powerful teaching methods that trigger and encourages critical thinking. The method focusses on giving students questions as opposed to answers. By using questions to analyze situations, individual minds are modeled in a different way by triggering the thinking process. The disciplined thought, having been tailored by the focus on the reasoning elements, help us in the formulation of logical connections and interrelations which do assist in preparing us for Socratic questioning. Socratic Method of teaching is one of the most useful methods to help students immerse themselves to think deeply because the questioner acts as a representation of the inner voice which improves critical thinking abilities. In any discussion, input from the class members highlight the thought process and have to be guided to flow in a reasonable manner. Q3.