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The Allegory of the Cave. Plato (429-347BC). Is not the dreamer, sleeping or waking, one who likens dissimilar things, who puts the copy in place of the real object? - Plato. Plato. Opened a school in Athens Academy - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Allegory of the Cave

The Allegory of the CavePlato (429-347BC)Is not the dreamer, sleeping or waking, one who likens dissimilar things, who puts the copy in place of the real object? - Plato

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Opened a school in AthensAcademyFirst university in western history387 B.C. until A.D. 529Plato was both a writer and a teacher. His writings are in the form of dialogues, with Socrates as the principal speaker.

Plato2Platos theory of FormsThe visible world is what surrounds us. It is what our senses perceive. This visible world is a world of change and uncertainty. The intelligible world is made up of human reason, such as abstract definitions or mathematics. This is the world of reality. The intelligible world contains the eternal "Forms" (in Greek, idea ) of things.

3A literary device in which objects, persons, or actions are equated with secondary, figurative meanings that underlie their literary meaning.ExamplesAnimal Farm by George OrwellLord of the Flies by William GoldingBuffy the Vampire SlayerDistrict 9 Allegory

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