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Plato's Theory of Innate Ideas

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According to Plato, innate ideas are

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1. According to Plato, innate ideas are

2. According to Plato, what are the two realms of existence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Plato is one of the foundational figures in western philosophy. One of his main contributions was a theory of innate ideas, discussed in the corresponding lesson. Once you get to the quiz questions, you'll be tested on points from the lesson such as Plato's views on forms and innate ideas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Innate ideas in Plato's philosophy
  • Plato's two realms of existence
  • Examples of Plato's views
  • Object often used to explain his theory

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of Plato's theory of innate ideas and specific examples of this theory
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information on Plato's two realms of existence
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of Plato's philosophy to answer questions on forms, senses, innate ideas, and examples of each

Additional Learning

To learn more about Plato's views, review the corresponding lesson called Plato's Theory of Innate Ideas. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Plato
  • Innate ideas
  • Plato's theories on senses and forms
  • Examples of Plato's philosophy
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