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    Plato Allegory of the Cave

    The Allegory of the Cave is one of Greek philosopher Plato’s most well known works. It is an extended allegory, where humans are depicted as being imprisoned by their bodies and what they perceive by sight only. In the allegory of the cave Plato wanted to show how true reality is not always what it […] More

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    Allegory of the Cave Analysis

    Albert Einstein once said, “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” Albert Einstein didn’t exactly have a sane reputation, but wouldn’t that allow him to have a more interesting point of view? His quote on reality, for example, is one that not a lot of people would agree or even understand. How […] More

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    Truman Show and Allegory of the Cave Reality

    Our curiosity is immeasurable. When we are curious, we approach the world with a fresh perspective, we ask questions and we are fascinated by new experiences. Rather than chasing a schedule or an anticipated set of answers, we sought out to follow our own ambitions and question the world. In order to comprehend the world […] More

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    Plato’s “The allegory of the Cave”

    Plato’s “The allegory of the Cave” addresses so many different areas of philosophy including, epistemology, metaphysics, asceticism, ethics, etc. In his allegory it is important to seek what Plato is trying to accomplish through locating his rhetorical devices, his tone, his position and arguments, in order to develop meaning to his allegory. Plato’s philosophies include […] More

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    Allegory of the Cave

    Written as a dialogue between Glaucon (Plato’s brother) and Socrates (his mentor), The Allegory of he Cave is a poem composed in approximately 1509. The source of this poem is from series on Plato called “The School of Athens” by Raphael. Socrates had a specialized teaching method (now referred to as the Socratic method) which […] More