A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Plato, ancient Greek philosopher. Titles in this study guide include The Republic, Gorgias, Meno, Protagoras, Theaetetus, Phaedrus, Symposium, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo.
As a philosopher and poet during the Classical period, Plato created dialogue and dialect within philosophy. Moreover, he is considered the father of Western political philosophy.
Plato (; Plátōn, in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.