- PLATO'S ACADEMY
- the School of PHILOSOPHY founded by PLATO in Athens in 386-? B.C. and closed in 529 A.D.
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Plato's Academy — noun a school established by Plato in ancient Athens Plato s Academy continued for several hundred years after Plato died • Hypernyms: ↑academy … Useful english dictionary
Plato — /play toh/, n. 1. 427 347 B.C., Greek philosopher. 2. a walled plain in the second quadrant of the face of the moon, having a dark floor: about 60 miles (96 km) in diameter. * * * orig. Aristocles born 428/427, Athens, or Aegina, Greece died… … Universalium
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Academy — An academy (Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of higher learning, research, or honorary membership.The name traces back to Plato s school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom, north … Wikipedia
academy — noun (plural mies) Etymology: Latin academia, from Greek Akadēmeia, from Akadēmeia, gymnasium where Plato taught, from Akadēmos Attic mythological hero Date: 1549 1. a. a school usually above the elementary level; especially a … New Collegiate Dictionary
academy —  Borrowed either from French académie or from Latin acadēmia, academy goes back ultimately to Greek Akadēmíā, the name of the place in Athens where the philosopher Plato (c. 428–347 BC) taught. Traditionally thought of as a grove (‘the groves … The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins
academy —  Borrowed either from French académie or from Latin acadēmia, academy goes back ultimately to Greek Akadēmíā, the name of the place in Athens where the philosopher Plato (c. 428–347 BC) taught. Traditionally thought of as a grove (‘the groves … Word origins
ACADEMY — a school. Originally it signified the park and gymnasium established as a School of Philosophy by PLATO in 385 B.C. Plato s Academy was dissolved by JUSTINIAN in 529 A.D … Concise dictionary of Religion
Plato and Platonism — • Greek philosopher (b. c. 428 B.C.) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Plato and Platonism Plato and Platonism † … Catholic encyclopedia
Plato: metaphysics and epistemology — Robert Heinaman METAPHYSICS The Theory of Forms Generality is the problematic feature of the world that led to the development of Plato’s Theory of Forms and the epistemological views associated with it.1 This pervasive fact of generality appears … History of philosophy