Ancient Greek philosophy

Philosophy
Plato
- Allegory of the cave
- The cave
- The visible world
- The man
- Socrates/Plato
- The prisoners
- Humanity
- Unable to understand those
who are 'enlightened'
- The shadows + echos
- What we perceive as the
whole of reality
- Empirical knowledge
- Outside
- The eternal and immutable world
- Contains the perfect forms
- The Sun
- Enlightenment
- Form of the Good
- Going out
- Struggle for knowledge
- Battle against bodily desires
- Return to cave
- The attempt to explain new
ideas + philosophy
- Theory of the forms
- A PRIORI
- Independent of experience
- The soul drove us to the
Realm of the Forms
- Forms = entities that exist
independently of our world