Plato Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Plato.

  • 5 Biographies
  • 15 Student Essays
  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

6,192 words, approx. 21 pages
Plato PLATO. Plato (c. 428–348 BCE), a Greek philosopher and founder of the Athenian Academy, was an Athenian citizen of high birth who grew up during the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BCE)... Read more
138 words, approx. 1 pages
Plato c. 428-c. 348 B.C. One of the most influential of ancient Greek philosophers and a student of Socrates. He Founded the Academy, a school of higher education that lasted nearly 1,000 years. Arist... Read more
659 words, approx. 3 pages
Plato 427-348? B.C. Greek Philosopher Although Plato himself did not contribute substantial works directly to science and mathematics, his philosophy and methods of education heavily influenced develo... Read more
2,619 words, approx. 9 pages
Plato Plato (428–347 B.C.E.), born in Athens, was a philosopher and founder of a school, the Academy. He was a student of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle. Apart from a few letters, Plato&... Read more
20,932 words, approx. 70 pages
Plato(428/427 Bce–337/336 Bce) The philosopher Plato was born to an aristocratic Athenian family. His father Ariston was said to be descended from the legendary King Codrus; the family of his m... Read more