Plato’s Cave

Our next – and last – piece from Plato will be an excerpt from his book The Republic, commonly known as “The Allegory of the Cave.” According to Plato’s descriptions in this section, many people have drawn their own images to clarify what this “cave” and those who reside in it are like. (These will make the most sense if you compare/contrast them with the reading and in-class notes.)

This one is less clear (no labels), but a much more dynamic image:

P.S.: Hopefully, by the end of your journey through Humanities I, you’ll all feel so enlightened/educated that you’ll sport one of these:


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