A lot of the Republic discusses art and poetry? Why does Plato find this so important? Well, the poets had a monopoly on the “telling people how to live business” and Plato was about to bust it up. For more on art in The Republic, Check out our blog: http://www.60secondphilosophy.com/blog/art-in-the-republic Have a question on a […]

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In this lecture video, I discuss one of Plato’s shortest works, his dialogue, the Ion (named after one of its interlocutors). This dialogue between the Athenian Socrates and a successful rhapsode, Ion, from Ephesus concerns the connected arts of poetry and interpretation of poetry. The central question is whether the rhapsode, or even the poet […]

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Who was Aristocles, how did he get the nickname “Plato,” and what did he write? In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, unpacks the life & works of Plato!

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Summary and analysis of Book 4 of Plato’s Republic. 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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This is a final college project I made for my Creative Media course Level 3 in London. For this project I used Adobe Flash for my very first time and I am happy with the results. Any comment/feedback will be apreciated. I am happy to share with you this video to promote philosophy. One of […]

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Charmides; On Temperance, by Plato, Philosophy Audiobook, Classic Greek Idea & Philosophy

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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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