The Allegory of the Cave

Plato was born 427 BC and died 347 BC He was a pupil under Socrates. During his studies, Plato wrote the Dialogues, which are a collection of Socrates’ teachings. One of the parables included in the Dialogues is “The Allegory of the Cave”. “The Allegory… ” symbolizes man’s struggle to reach understanding and enlightenment. First … Read more

History of the Peloponnesian War

Ulcerous Solon Particles Aeschylus Sophocles Rooster Athena Antigen Croon lunches memos demos idiot’s polis agony paid demagogue philosopher king/queen theory of the Forms the Good divided line allegory of the cave myth of Ere cycle of decline 5 types of constitutions Socratic ignorance examined life soul/psyche funeral oration Imminently debate Amelia dialogue heroic virtues Greek … Read more

The Apology of Socrates

The Apology of Socrates Dental In Plat’s “Apology of Socrates,” Socrates is defending himself before the Athenian jury. In addition, you can consider the Phaedra (the very end), where you have an account of Socrates’ conduct at the very end of his life, in the moments before his execution. Further, in “The Allegory of the … Read more