Plato's Theory Of Knowledge

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According to Plato what is the world around us?
According to Plato the world around us is just an illusion created by our senses.
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What are our senses deceived by?
Our senses are deceived by appearances and are therefore unreliable.
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What do our senses enable us to do?
They enable us to form opinions about the world but never give us true knowledge.
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How can true knowledge be gained?
True knowledge can be gained through the use of our minds.
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What does true knowledge enable us to access?
True knowledge enables us to access the realm of true reality, which lies beyond our senses within Plato's 'forms'
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According to Plato, what was the most important task of a philosopher?
To seek knowledge by searching beyond the appearance of the world.
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