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(c. 429—347 bc)

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Plato (c.427–c.347 bc)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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who formulated an ethical and metaphysical system based upon philosophical idealism. From c.407 bc he was a disciple ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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(427–347 bc). ...

Plato was born into a distinguished family whose members played a prominent part in the political

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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(c. 428–347 bc). ...

The best known and most widely studied of all the ancient Greek philosophers. He was

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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Plato, the Greek philosopher (427–347 bc), author of twenty-five dialogues, of which the Timaeus was the only one ...

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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(427–348 bc), ...

Greek philosopher, member of a highly aristocratic family. In his youth he was a dramatist, but

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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(d. 347 B.C.E.) ...

Arabic Aflaton. Hellenistic philosopher, some of whose writings (Timaeus, Republic, and Laws

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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To explore Plato's philosophy of art, the first of its kind in the history of Western philosophy, this entry comprises ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
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(b ?Athens, c.429 bc; d 347 bc). ...

Ancient Greek philosopher. He was the

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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(c.424–348 or 347 bce), ...

philosopher of the fifth and fourth centuries bce; taught by, and friend of,

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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(c. 429–347bce). Greek philosopher. ...

One of his shorter dialogues, the Cratylus, is the earliest full discussion

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(late 5th–4th centuries bc). ...

Greek philosopher. In his Republic, Plato introduces the concept of the perfect Form, created

Plato in the renaissance

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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In later medieval Europe professional philosophy was dominated by the works of Aristotle, whose thought formed the basis of ...

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Plato (1) (c.429–347 bc) (of Athens)   Reference library

Julia Annas

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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descended from wealthy and influential Athenian families on both sides. His own family, like many, was divided by the disastrous ...

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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(c.428 bc–347 bc) Greek philosopher ... Little is known of Plato's early life. He apparently came from an established Athenian family active in politics. With the execution of ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(c. 429–c. 347bc), ... Greek philosopher. A disciple of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle, he founded the Academy in Athens. An integral part of his thought is the theory of ... More
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Who's Who in the Classical World

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c.429–347bc, ...

descended from wealthy and influential Athenian families on both sides. His own family, like many, was

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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ancient Greek philosopher; born ca.429 b.c., died 347. ...

He was, along with Aristotle, one of the pillars

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