The Great Philosopher: Plato and His Pursuit of Knowledge

The Great Philosopher Plato and His Pursuit of Knowledge Plato author of the REPUBLIC is one of the most famous philosophers of all time Plato explored an astounding range of topics In his writing he investigated political theory virtue language art l

  • Title: The Great Philosopher: Plato and His Pursuit of Knowledge
  • Author: Mary Gow
  • ISBN: 9780766031197
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Plato, author of the REPUBLIC, is one of the most famous philosophers of all time Plato explored an astounding range of topics In his writing he investigated political theory, virtue, language, art, love, mathematics, religion, and Though Plato is perhaps best known for other areas of knowledge, he did make important contributions to the long process that built modPlato, author of the REPUBLIC, is one of the most famous philosophers of all time Plato explored an astounding range of topics In his writing he investigated political theory, virtue, language, art, love, mathematics, religion, and Though Plato is perhaps best known for other areas of knowledge, he did make important contributions to the long process that built modern science Even today, in works like the REPUBLIC, Plato leads us to examine what we think we know.

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    1. Mary Gow’s The Great Philosopher explains Plato’s life and Greek society in great detail, including Plato’s perspective on philosophy and how philosophy helped make advancements in mathematics. It also illustrates the influences Socrates had upon Plato and lead him to follow his own path in philosophy. Plato was born on 428 B.C. to a wealthy and politically influential family. He was an educated young man and was introduced to the philosophy of ethics and morality by Socrates, a devoted ph [...]

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