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Plato’s ‘Republic’; with its historical background

Whilst most of world leaders and politicians today approve democracy as the best form of political governance, nonetheless, this political system has never been immune to criticism as well. One of the most famous, and probably the strongest such criticisms, … Continue reading

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Plato and Aristotle; in their ontological and teleological views

Plato and Aristotle are both well-known philosophers throughout the Western history. While the former is known for his Cave Allegory and the Two World Theory, the latter is famous for his Four Causes, as far as their ontological accounts concern. … Continue reading

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Plato’s family background

Plato is one of the most famous philosophers in the Western history. However, despite the sheer volume of writing by Plato himself, things known about his biographical information is relatively limited. For example, as for his family background, biographers generally … Continue reading

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