Plato (400BC)

  1. what did plato contribute
    • Mathematics is knowledge created by God
    • People have innate knowledge
    • Utopian Society determined by God
    • Natavistic: assumed hereditary basis for characteristics & intelligence
  2. Believed 3 Dimensions to World
    • Ideal-real-underlying truth
    • Material- senses-feel pain & pleasure
    • Psychological- real truth through material world
  3. Believed in Triarchic Soul
    • Rational Soul-Head & Reason-Philosophers, Educators
    • Affective Soul-Chest-Courage, Power- Warriors
    • Desirous Soul-Stomach-Needs, Desires-Craftsmen, Peasants, Slaves
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linorichardson
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Card Set
Plato (400BC)
Description
Idealism: Soul & Body as separate
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