Plato

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Classical Greece philosopher and the founder of the Academy in Athens who is widely considered the pivotal figure in the development of Western philosophy.

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He was the student of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle. He was the innovator of the written dialogue and dialectic forms in philosophy. His most famous contribution is Platonism, "the doctrine of the Forms to provide a realist solution to the problem of universals."

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Birthplace
Athens, Greece
Birthday
428/427 or 424/423 BC
Death Date
348/347 BC (age c. 80)
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