The allegory of the Cave from Plato is one of the most famous stories in the world. Today we’ll go deeper into what it actually means. It is a representation of what education tries to achieve: the enlightened philosopher. Becoming educated is the first step to becoming a moral person.
Socrates visits the great sophist Protagoras of Abdera to have a discussion about how one can acquire the ability to live the best possible life. That is the premise of the short dialogue written by Athenian philosopher Plato. The book is only a 70 or so pages, but it treats us to one of the […]
Socrates, one of the most if not the most known philosopher to have ever graced this earth. He left no writings whatsoever making him a rather strange character. We know him mostly from the dialogues of Plato, but also from writings of Xenophon and even a comedy by Aristophanes. But there is one method that […]