Plato was the first great philosopher of the West to organize and record the issues and questions that define philosophy. A student of Socrates, Plato preserved . The Giants of Philosophy audio books explain the views of the most influential philosophers in history. Assuming no prior knowledge of the listener, each audio . St. Augustine […]

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This is an audiobook recording of Bertrand Russell’s chapter on Plato’s Republic, contained within his “History of Western Philosophy” (1945). Narrated by Geoffrey Sherman. A philosophy podcast, The Partially Examined Life, held a detailed discussion of Plato’s Republic, which can be found here: PREVIEW-Episode 40: Plato’s Republic: What Is Justice?

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This video focuses on Plato’s work, The Phaedo, and examines the account of the afterlife which Socrates presents as a “likely story,” […]

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A History of Philosophy | 06 Plato on God

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In this class session from my Fall 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we start our study of Plato’s master-work, the Symposium. We get as far into it as the first two speeches on Love, by Phaedrus and Pausanius. Prior to that, we examine the meaning of “symposium”, discuss how the characters got […]

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Summary and analysis of Book 5 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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What is knowledge? In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, explores various aspects of Plato’s theory of human knowing.

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The life and philosophy of Plato is introduced in a Common Core Standards based lesson designed for students. Mr. Dowling.com is the ancient history textbook that reads to you. Visit the companion lesson at http://www.mrdowling.com/701-plato.html.

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Plato’s Symposium is one of the most influential works ever written in the field of philosophy. This short video from Macat explains the key ideas in the work in only a few minutes. Macat’s videos give you an overview of the ideas you should know, explained in a way that helps you think smarter. Through […]

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