did not finish it. it was not worth finishing it. this is not written well. it is not spoken well. they need to do that over and make it more readable and listenable. you should take this out of the audible files.
worth my time since the reader gave a context with which to place this classic work.
of course. philosophy starts with plato and it's smart to know foundational material.
deep, clear, and well-paced.
Great thoughts on reality
I see a lot of complaints about the narrator so be warned - don't listen for the narration, listen for the story.
The author spends most of his time telling us that philosophy isn't very interesting. As a fan of philosophy, I found it insulting. But in any case it was a waste of time to listen to. Just skip to the allegory itself and ignore all the rest.
The narrator is not very engaging, but the allegory pulls its own weight. If you like the allegory as much as I do, than you can deal with the narration.
My name is Laz O. I'm a firefighter. I enjoy listening to books on tape. I've been hooked since the first one. Enjoy!
I was very disappointed with the narrator. Deaver Brown had done such a great job in Elements of Style, but here I was left wanting. If you want to listen to Allegory of the Cave, buy The Republic, and skip to chapter 7.
I have never written a review before but I have to let prospective customers know what utter garbage this recording is before they click "add to cart". The narrator stumbles and stutters his through this reading as though he is intentionally trying to insult any customer who actually paid for this book. No effort was put into the production of this useless piece of garbage and audible should not sell it. I couldn't even finish it.