Analogy of The Cave

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  • Plato: The Analogy of the Cave
    • The Cave
      • The Physical World, where there is only shadows of the perfect forms
    • The Prisoners
      • Represents humans, trapped inside the Physical World
    • The Escaping Prisoner
      • Philosophers explaining the Non-Physical Realm
    • The Shadows
      • The imperfect forms of things in the Physical World
    • The Long and Dangerous Journey
      • The pursuit of the truth, the intellectual journey to knowledge
    • The Outside World
      • The Non-Physical Realm, where all the perfect forms are
    • The Sun
      • The Form of Good - The Ultimate Form
    • The Escaped Prisoner Returning
      • The assistance given to others to pursue the truth about reality


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