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Plato & The Matrix


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Plato & The Matrix

  1. 1. Plato & The Matrix Analogies between the film, and Plato’s allegory of the cave Plato and The Matrix By Coppi Rabbuffetti Vicinelli
  2. 2. The allegory of the cave <ul><li>The situation in the cave -Prisoners -View of the apparent reality </li></ul><ul><li>-A prisoner exits the cave -The vision of reality </li></ul><ul><li>The puppet handlers </li></ul><ul><li>The prisoner comes back </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  3. 3. The film and the allegory <ul><li>The Matrix: -The virtual reality -The real world </li></ul><ul><li>The allegory of the cave -The cave -The external world </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  4. 4. The Matrix <ul><li>The life in the virtual world </li></ul><ul><li>-The citizens -View of the apparent reality </li></ul><ul><li>-Neo exits the Matrix -Neo sees the real world </li></ul><ul><li>The Agents (A.I.) </li></ul><ul><li>Neo joins the fight against machines </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  5. 5. Comparison <ul><li>The Prisoners </li></ul><ul><li>The Humans </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  6. 6. Comparison <ul><li>The Shadows </li></ul><ul><li>The Matrix’s Code </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  7. 7. The Freed Man Plato and The Matrix
  8. 8. Comparison <ul><li>The freed man </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Anderson alias Neo </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  9. 9. Comparison <ul><li>The puppet handlers </li></ul><ul><li>The Agents </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  10. 10. Comparison Plato and The Matrix
  11. 11. Comparison <ul><li>Other prisoners </li></ul><ul><li>Cypher </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  12. 12. Comparison Plato and The Matrix
  13. 13. The Reality Plato and The Matrix
  14. 14. The Reality <ul><li>Do not try to bend the spoon. That's impossible. Instead, only try to realize the truth. </li></ul><ul><li>What Truth? </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix
  15. 15. Plato and The Matrix
  16. 16. Sources <ul><li>Dew’s Matrix Fanpage </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Plato and The Matrix