Critical Note-Allegory of the Cave

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Unformatted text preview: Redear the section in Chaffee that discusses the analogy of the cave (205-209). In your opinion what is the most important question that the allegory of the cave tries to answer? What is Plato's answer to that question? Do you find that answer to be persuasive? I believe Platos Allegory of the Cave asks many questions that are simple but yet have deep meaning and which regard the people (Platos allegory can be interpreted in multiple ways as well). One of the questions that the allegory of the cave tries to answer is why dont the people who are tied with shackles in a cave who see things in the shadows shaped as forms/objects not accept what the freed person whos seen the outside say. The prisoners in the cave are everyday people. The freed prisoner in my eyes is the philosopher. The shadows and images the prisoners see are the things we eyes is the philosopher....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor Avantaggio during the Spring '11 term at Highline Communicty College.

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