Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

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Plato's philosophical beliefs were illustrated in many different ways by the Allegory of the Cave. He believed reality is divided into two separate realms which is a physical reality accessible to the senses and an spiritual/intellectual reality accessible to the mind. Also, the objects that appear to the senses are mere imitations of the intellectual entities, called forms or ideas. The forms are considered to be more real than physical objects. He believed the soul or mind is spiritual reality, thus its proper objects are the forms but the mind can become confused and focus too much on the world of the senses. As for The Allegory of the Cave, it is one of the most important and famous thought experiments in philosophy. Additionally, plato's

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