The Greek philosopher Plato was a student of Socrates, and teacher of Aristotle. He wrote on a wide variety of topics including Politics, Aesthetics, Cosmology, and Epistemology. To this day, we refer to “Platonic Love” and “Platonic Ideals.” Plato’s search for knowledge and truth formed the basis of much of Western Philosophy. As Isaac Newton […]

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Property of Bullhead Entertainment The Allegory of the Cave – Plato This a short film made in clay to explain Plato’s “Allegegory of the Cave”. Also commonly known as Myth of the Cave, Metaphor of the Cave, the Cave Analogy, Plato’s cave, and the Parable of the Cave.

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A summary of Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” – how the ascent from a cave is similar to the philosopher’s ascent to knowledge. *DISCLAIMER!! — I created and presented this video as my final project for a Socratic Tradition class. In my haste to get it completed on time, I made an error with the […]

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The fourth video in Dr. Richard Brown’s online introduction to philosophy course

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Join Wisecrack! ►► http://bit.ly/1y8Veir Check us out on Facebook http://wscrk.com/1JzqrX4 and Twitter http://wscrk.com/1kT86bK 8-Bit Philosophy, where classic video games introduce famous thinkers, problems, and concepts with quotes, teachings, and more. Watch as Plato’s Allegory of the Cave (presented in The Republic around 380BC) is introduced through The Legend of Zelda. Get The Republic here on […]

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Today Hank gains insight from that most philosophical of figures…Leonardo DiCaprio. In this episode, we’re talking about the process of philosophical discovery and questioning the relationship between appearance and reality by taking a look at Plato’s famous Myth of the Cave. All with a little help from our good pal Leo. — Images and video […]

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Summary and analysis of Book 7 of Plato’s Republic. Also, a discussion of the Allegory of the Cave. Book 6 summary and analysis: https://youtu.be/qVSqhkzXGxo My blog: orwell1627.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822

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Today Hank gains insight from that most philosophical of figures…Leonardo DiCaprio. In this episode, we’re talking about the process of philosophical discovery and questioning the relationship between appearance and reality by taking a look at Plato’s famous Myth of the Cave. All with a little help from our good pal Leo. — Images and video […]

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Join Wisecrack! ►► http://bit.ly/1y8Veir Check us out on Facebook http://wscrk.com/1JzqrX4 and Twitter http://wscrk.com/1kT86bK 8-Bit Philosophy, where classic video games introduce famous thinkers, problems, and concepts with quotes, teachings, and more. Watch as Plato’s Allegory of the Cave (presented in The Republic around 380BC) is introduced through The Legend of Zelda. Get The Republic here on […]

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