The Allegory of the Cave

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2018 Reprint of 1875 Second Edition. The Allegory of the Cave , or Plato's Cave, comprises Book VIII of Plato's Republic . It is written as a dialogue between Plato's brother Glaucon and his mentor Socrates, narrated by the latter. Plato has Socrates describe a group of people who have lived chained to the wall of a cave all their lives, facing a blank wall. The people watch shadows projected on the wall from objects passing in front of a fire behind them and give names to these shadows. The shadows are the prisoners' ...

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