Plato: The cave analogy

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PLATO: THE CAVE ANALOGY

Plato - 429BC - 347BC

  • Ancient Greek philosopher
  • Associated with Socrates and Aristotle
  • Influenced by Heraclitus, Zeno and Permenades and their notions of change or 'flux'
  • Wrote using the 'Socratic method' - dialogue
  • Famous works include 'Gorgias', 'Phaedo'

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