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The Ancient Greeks were the forefathers of philosophy, but which of these philosophers never wrote a thing down?
What was the method of teaching created by Socrates?
The Socratic Method
In the allegory, the prisoners represent...
people locked up in prison
people who do not realise the true nature of reality
Philosophy students at Carnoustie High School
According to Plato, the escaped prisoner who is let out of the cave is like...
people who have studied philosophy and understand the true nature of reality
students who study maths
artists who represent the Forms in a much closer way than we see reality
prisoners who have finished their sentence and go home to their families
In the allegory, the sun represents...
the Form of Beauty
the Form of Good/ true nature of Reality
In this modern image of Plato's Cave, which people represent the prisoners?
the people chatting under the light
the two people standing at the top of the stairs
the man grabbing the shoulder of the other man and pointing to the door
the people staring at the computer screens
From our previous conversations in class, what do you think might represent 'the cave' in our lives today? Select as many from the list below that you agree with
our education system