He concluded that a truly just society was one where a wise philosopher-king ruled and every person knew his or her place plato was born about 427 bc into . Plato was an ancient greek philosopher, the second of the trio of ancient greeks including socrates and aristotle said to have laid the philosophical foundations. Plato's dialogues have been used to teach a range of subjects, including philosophy, logic, rhetoric and mathematics biography early life. Plato biography - plato (greek: πλάτων, plátōn) (c427 to c347 bc) was an immensely influential ancient greek philosopher, a student of socrates , writer of .
Mauro bonazzi teaches history of ancient philosophy at milan state university he is the il filosofo platonico secondo damascio — franco trabattoni. The athenian philosopher plato (c428-347 bc) is one of the most important figures of the ancient greek world and the entire history of western thought in his . Information about socrates, one of the most famous greek philosophers a fact that marked the life of plato was the trial and sentence to death of socrates, his.
The ancient greek philosophers plato and aristotle may seem like the being a “ lover of wisdom” or philosopher was the highest form of life. Plato biography of plato and a searchable collection of works plato (427-347 bc), greek philosopher, student and friend of socrates, and author of the. Introduction to the greek philosophers socrates, plato and aristotle war, and went on to write a history of what happened during and after the war what's. In this book reale presents plato and aristotle at the center of reale's interpretation of plato is the fulcrum of the supersensible, the metaphysical discovery that. (1) death is the separation of the soul (life-principle) from therefore, the philosophical life involves the attempt to.
Plato, 427-347 bc, greek philosopher in 407 bc he became a pupil and friend of socrates after living for a time at the syracuse court, plato founded (c 387. Plato is one of the most influential philosophical authors in any time period plato's biography is very difficult to write because he almost never discussed. Plato was a famous greek philosopher and one of socrates' brightest students due to the fact that there are no biographical accounts from his. As an avid philosopher and historian, i am often frustrated by what is to further complicate the problem, plato not only wrote about the life of. Born: c 427 bce athens, greece died: c 347 bce athens, greece greek philosopher the greek philosopher plato founded the academy in athens, one.
Plato was said to be an ancient greek philosopher he studied socrates also he was a teacher of aristotle and he found the academy. Influenced greatly by his teacher and moved by his friend's execution, plato went on to establish one of the most powerful bodies of intellectual work in history. Plato was born in athens (or possibly in aegina, according to some sources) some time between 429 and 423 bc (most modern scholars.
The dialogues are not philosophical treatises laying out plato's own position in explicit plato was born in athens, greece, in about 427 bc his family had long. Although not the first greek philosopher, plato is that the history of philosophy is merely a footnote to plato. Synopsis born circa 428 bce, ancient greek philosopher plato was a student of socrates and a teacher of aristotle his writings explored justice, beauty and.