Plato’s Allegory of the Cave – Alex Gendler

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave – Alex Gendler

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave – Alex Gendler

By TED-Ed

Twenty four hundred years ago, Plato, one of history’s most famous thinkers, said life is like being chained up in a cave forced to watch shadows flitting across a stone wall. Beyond sounding quite morbid, what exactly did he mean? Alex Gendler unravels Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, found in Book VII of “The Republic.”


Original Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RWOpQXTltA

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