The Sources of Plato’s Opinions-Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (13)

This is a short post, and in it Russell outlines the areas of Plato he is going to discuss, whilst also explaining the thoughts which influenced Plato’s personal philosophy. He tells us that Plato was born 428/7 BCE in the early years of the Peloponnesian war. He came from an aristocratic family and despised democracy.…… Continue reading The Sources of Plato’s Opinions-Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (13)