Sunday, March 17, 2019

Plato Essay -- Philosophy Philosophers

PlatoPlato was born in Athens to a wealthy family and lived from 429-347 B.C.E. He was Socrates greatest student and held his teacher in such high construe that in close of his works Socrates plays the main character. Some people doubt the existance of Socrates except, like nearly everyone else who appears in Platos works, he is not an invention of Plato in that respect really was a Socrates (Kraut). Plato wrote many works asking questions about harm such as justice, piety, and immortality to name a few. His works include but are not limited to, The Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Euthyphro, and his most famous work The majority rule which was a work about justice. In 387 B.C.E. Plato founded the first great school day of antiquity called The Academy. This school was famous end-to-end the world and its most famous student was Aristotle. Platos work has not ceased to influence great thinkers throughout history. In this paper, I will be discussing Platos Theory of Ideas or Forms and T he legend of the Cave.The Allegory of the Cave is discussed in Platos Republic. The Allegory tells the tale...

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