Episode Two: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

2/23/21 – Episode Two: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

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This episode Mr. Parsons and Andrew discuss the famous Allegory of the Cave, idealism, the world of forms, a quote from Blaise Pascal, and Mr. Parsons’ cat has a UTI. It’s Episode Two of Open Door Philosophy!

If you have a philosophically oriented quote you’d like us to review (we promise to be ruthless) on a future episode or have any question/comments, we’d love for you to email us at opendoorphilosophy@gmail.com.

Quote Corner:

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly alone in a room.” – Blaise Pascal

This Episode’s Books

Andrew’s Books

The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco

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On Virtue Ethics – Rosalind Hursthouse

Letters from a Stoic – Seneca

The Philosophy of Loyalty – Josiah Royce

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