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Plato’s Divided Line

Chart summarizes Plato’s analogy of the divided line.

Plato’s Divided Line is a chart that both summarizes and illustrates Plato’s analogy of the divided line.

  • It summarizes the activities of thought and their objects, progressing from opinion (divided into conjecture, then belief) to knowledge (divided into reasoning, then perception) and, ultimately, to a kind of mystic communion with the form of the good as its object.
  • It illustrates with divisions of the chart that correspond to proportions of the line.

PDF ver. 2014-03-01
1 p. 7.08 x 4.67″ .07 mb

PDF version history:
2014-03-01: Updated SKU
2011-11-21: New release

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