Plato — Understanding His Philosophies and the Allegory of the Cave

Seyone Chithrananda
5 min readSep 28, 2019

The allegory of the cave is one of the most famous dialogues from Plato, and has had a major influence on Western philosophy. It is a passage from Platos The Republic, and is about the nature of philosophical nature at the time. But before we try to understand it, who truly was Plato?

Who Was Plato?

Seyone Chithrananda

19-year old interested in hard-tech, biology, and philosophy.