Plato’s Cavemen

Plato, Allegory of the Cave (The Republic)

A succinct comic version (from Richard Osborne’s Philosophy for Beginners, 1992; illustrated by Ralph Edney) of the Allegory of the Cave, from Plato’s Republic.

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6 thoughts on “Plato’s Cavemen

  1. Thanks for stopping by, Bill. The book that this is from is superb at explaining complicated philosophical ideas in the simplest terms possible — and with comics!

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  2. Thanks for stopping by, Reaver. I’m reading that website on Plato right now and it’s got some great insights. Thanks for the suggestion!

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  3. Sorry for the late reply to your comment, Pasquino — thanks for stopping by, and thanks for the link. That painting is indeed a very good portrayal of the Plato/Socrates allegory.

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