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According to Plato, Socrates postulated a world of ideal Forms, which he admitted were impossible to know. Nevertheless, he ...

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Mar 11, 2016 ... Plato's theory of the forms is at the centre of his philosophy and teaches us the virtues of thinking about the ideal version of things. If you like our ...

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"Plato is philosophy, and philosophy, Plato, -- at once the glory and the shame of ... not the reality but the faultless ideal which the reality misses and suggests...".

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David Macintosh explains Plato's Theory of Forms or Ideas. ... For Plato the answer is straightforward: the ideal ruler is a philosopher-king, because only ...

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Plato's theory of forms (or ideas) lies at the heart of his philosophy. It follows on ... Plato reasons that because we have concepts of the Ideal Form, without having ...

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May 12, 2015 ... To put it in Plato's terms, the concept and ideal of Square resides in the Realm of Forms and is, therefore, perfect, abstract, and unchanging.

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The theory basically postulates the existence of a level of reality or "world" inhabited by the ideal or archetypal forms of all things and concepts. Thus a form  ...

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Feb 28, 2015 ... Recollection is the epistemological mechanism, and the Forms are the ... For Plato's Forms are not mental entities, nor even mind-dependent.

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The dialogue form in which Plato writes is more than a mere literary device; it is instead an expression of Plato's understanding of the purpose and nature of ...