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In the cave anology, what does the sun represent?
The form of the Good
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In the cave analogy, what do the tied up prisoners represent?
people trapped in the world of appearances
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What does this world represent for Plato?
The world of appearances
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In the cave analogy, what does the fire and shadows represent?
imatations and copies of the Forms
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What does analogy mean?
the act of comparing one thing with another that shares a similar characteristics
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In the cave analogy, what does the world above the ground represent?
The world of the Forms
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What are the characteristics of Forms?
Transcendent, unchanging, archetype for things that physically exist,immortal
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What was the criticism that his student, Aristotle put forward to Plato's theory of Forms?
The third man argument
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What are other criticisms of Plato's theory?
Unclear link, no proof,ideas in the mind
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Alexandra

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This is really good, thanks :)

Alexandra

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This is really good, thanks :)

SophiaGhuman

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Please make analogy question clearer 

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