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The Allegory of the Cave

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  • 1. The Allegory of the Cave Plato
  • 2. Plato  428-348 BCE  Athens, Greece  Student of Socrates  The Republic --a dialogue on the nature of justice, society, and ethics
  • 3. Socrates  469-399 BCE  Athens, Greece  Socratic Method --seeking insight by questioning  Epistemology --what is knowledge; how do we know
  • 4. Allegory = an extended metaphor  Metaphor --express one concept in terms of another  One story is analogous to another
  • 5. The Cave  Socrates dialogues with one of his students, Glaucon, and asks him to imagine a situation: “And now…let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened”
  • 6. Symbolism  Sun  Cave
  • 7. Enlightenment  Everyone has experienced a time in which he or she was seeing things in one way and then became enlightened and began see or understand things in a new way. Write an essay about an experience you had in which you went from seeing things in one way to seeing things in another way.