Football “is what Plato calls a pharmakon, a poison and an elixir,” he writes.
The philosopher, Plato, linked Santorini with the mythical lost city of Atlantis that sank beneath the waves.
Plato first formulated the influential model of artistic creation as divine inspiration.
However, Plato and Aristotle each called for the exposure of feeble infants.
It is perhaps as interesting to think of what might not be there in 1500: Homer, for example, and much of Plato.
Plato was arrested and sold into slavery on his own isle of Ægina.
"So much the more need that we enshrine her image in our own hearts," rejoined Plato.
Shortly after the outbreak of the Peloponnesian war Plato was born, probably in 427.
"I never saw a philosopher that dressed so well as Plato," said Eudora.
The mathematical sciences Plato has expressly excluded from philosophy.
An ancient Greek philosopher, often considered the most important figure in Western philosophy. Plato was a student of Socrates and later became the teacher of Aristotle. He founded a school in Athens called the Academy. Most of his writings are dialogues. He is best known for his theory that ideal Forms or Ideas, such as Truth or the Good, exist in a realm beyond the material world. In fact, however, his chief subjects are ethics and politics. His best-known dialogues are the Republic, which concerns the just state, and the Symposium, which concerns the nature of love.