Who is Plato? - Philosophies, Ideas & Contributions


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What was the idea behind Plato's Academy?

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1. What are the Forms?

2. What did Plato believe was the best government?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to learn more about Plato's life and the central ideas he developed. Specific information includes details on the events of his life and the works of this philosopher.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet evaluate you on:

  • Plato's Academy
  • The Forms
  • His ideas on government
  • The Allegory of the Cave
  • The writing style of Plato

Skills Practiced

These tools will assess the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Plato's Life & Central Ideas lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Plato's Academy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the works of Plato

Additional Learning

Learn all that you can regarding Plato by reviewing the associated lesson, Who is Plato? - Philosophies, Ideas & Contributions. You can work on these objectives with this lesson:

  • Identify the Forms
  • Know the purpose of Plato's Academy
  • Understand the role of government as devised by Plato
  • Identify his philosophical works
  • Know the style of Plato's writing
  • Identify the primary ideas of Plato's philosophy