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Plato's the republic: analysis of the chapter entitled allegory of the cave - one of the world's most revered philosophers, plato, was born in 428 bc. Written in ancient greece at a time of major political decay, plato's republic is becoming increasingly relevant for anyone who cares about justice or has an interest in restoring the political health of our communities. The allegory of the cave socrates: next, said i [= socrates], compare our nature in respect of education and its lack to such an experience as this part one: setting the scene: the cave and the fire.
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