WESTERN PHILOSOPHY: “To See Beyond the Shadows and Lies” / Plato ☮

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY: “To See Beyond the Shadows and Lies” / Plato ☮

Descartes- father of modern rationalism. "I think, therefore, I am," sums up western philosophy pretty well.

Descartes- father of modern rationalism. "I think, therefore, I am," sums up western philosophy pretty well.

Plato, c. 424 – 348 BC, was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his teacher Socrates and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

Plato, c. 424 – 348 BC, was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his teacher Socrates and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

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