• The Allegory of the Cave

  • By: Plato
  • Narrated by: Gil Anders
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
  • 3.3 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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The Allegory of the Cave

By: Plato
Narrated by: Gil Anders
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The Allegory of the Cave appears in Plato’s Republic and compares the effect of education and the lack of it on human nature. It is written as a dialogue between Plato's brother and Socrates, who tells of people that have been chained to the wall of a cave their whole lives. They see shadows projected on the wall from objects passing in front of a fire behind them. Socrates explains that the philosopher is like a prisoner who has escaped the cave and realizes that the shadows on the wall are not the true reality at all.

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Plato made uninteresting

Very poor reading, some stuttering & coughing. Wish I could get a refund of this.

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