What Is Plato Famous for?

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Plato 428/427 BC – 348/347 BC, was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens. He helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Plato was originally a student of Socrates and was as much influenced by his thinking.
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Plato was a Classical Greek mathematician and philosopher who lived from 428 BC to 348 BC. Plato, along with Aristotle and Socrates, is credited with laying the foundation of science
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Allegory of the cave.
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Plato's best known work is 'The Republic' and his best known concept is the Theory of Forms.
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Plato was one of the early stars of Western philosophy. The son of an aristocrat, he studied under the great Greek thinker, Socrates. After years of travel and study, Plato founded the Academy in his native Athens in 387 B.C.; it became a famous hotbed of... More »
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The Republic is Plato's most famous work. It concentrates on an ethical question, whether justice is good in itself. Plato was a student of the famous philosopher Socrates and thus most of his works are influenced by Socrates.
Plato was one of the early stars of Western philosophy. The son of an aristocrat, he studied under the great Greek thinker, Socrates. After years of travel and study, Plato founded the Academy in his native Athens in 387 B.C.; it became a famous hotbed of
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