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  1. 1. By Anmol Metley, Kanika Simon, Joy Ortiz
  2. 2. <ul><li>Theory of Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>The world of senses is what we perceive </li></ul><ul><li>There are prefect forms in the world of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Senses are inexact </li></ul><ul><li>Body was made of three parts: the head (reason, wisdom), chest (will, courage), abdomen (appetite, temperance) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Cannot have true knowledge of something in Constant Change </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge comes from Rational thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Not the Senses </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Plato was a student of Socrates </li></ul><ul><li>Socrates believed in absolute truth </li></ul><ul><li>Plato believed that true knowledge cannot be achieved if the subject is in a constant state of change </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Plato was a rationalist </li></ul><ul><li>Plato believed that ideas are available to us through thought, while phenomena are available to us through our senses </li></ul><ul><li>Believed thought was superior to senses </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Form- the prefect idea of something in our world </li></ul><ul><li>Senses-What we perceive in the physical World </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas-Formed through rational thought </li></ul>

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