Plato

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PLATO Plato was one of the greatest Philosophers in history. He came up with a process of dialectical thinking. This is a Process of thinking by dialogue, discussion, debate, or argument. In ancient Greece, the term was used literally. Plato was a superb writer, and his works are part of the world’s great literature. His existing work is in the form of dialogues and epistles. Some of the dialogues and many of the epistles attributed to him are known to be fake, while others are doubtful. In the various dialogues he touched upon almost every problem that has occupied later philosophers. The dialogues are divided into three groups according to the probable order of composition. Plato preferred that society be organized as a whole. Plato organized each part doing its part to provide for the proper functioning. The Republic, the first Utopia in literature, states that the philosopher is the only one capable of ruling the just state, since through his study of dialectic he understands the harmony of all parts of the univ Continue...


Self-criticism and self-improvement in democracy because the people believe that each person is correct and that they are the ones to determine everything by voting. The lower region of the intelligible world deals only with objects of thought. He did not like democracy as a form of government. Plato says that humans are composed of three parts: The Soul, The Reason, and the Spirit. The philosopher's love is always of the last kind. There is only the voting and the rule of the majority for whatever reasons or for no reasons at all. He is the lover ofthe Good and the Beautiful. Those people that are best at doing something get to do it. The world can also be divided into 2 the lower region being "Illusion" and the upper being " Belief". Plato says that there are two kinds of the visible worlds the real and the unreal or the shadows and reflections and those objects that are truly there. Each social class performs the function for which it is suited; the philosopher rules, the warrior fights, and the worker enjoy the fruits of his labor.