All statements are false
If anything exists it is unknowable
Rhetoric is the only viable means for the development of truth
If anything is knowable it is incommunicable
Because of our experiences with physical chairs
Because we had someone talk to us about chairs and draw out the knowledge through questions
Because we feel a deep existential need for a chair
Because we remember a knowledge of "chairness" from our soul's sojourn in the ideal world
None of the preceding statements accurately approximates Plato's theory
A man who has seen the sun outside the cave
Plato tried to develop a theory of being the would reconcile the realities of flux and permanence
Plato believed that the human soul existed prior to the soul entering a human being or material receptacle.
Plato's epistemology and Ontology are not connected
Plato believed the the virtuous life is attained when reason holds the spirit and and the passions of a man in balance.
Plato saw a similarity between Geometry and Philosophy.
He was killed for corrupting the youth of Athens.
His magnum opus is the The Republic.
He is famous for saying "Man is the measure of all things"
He grew up in the Golden Age of Greece.
He founded The Academy that got its name from Socrates' teaching style.
The importance of good lighting
The concept of a material and an ideal world.
The epistemological problem with shadows
People's desire to suppress the truth in unrighteousness
The absence of any attainable objective reality
He seeks the universal being dissatisfied with a list of particulars.
He cannot be satisfied with empirical or sensory knowledge.
He pursues the perfect idea of the good.
He seeks to discover the very essence of beauty and virtue.
He engages in a pursuit that rejects the ideas of sophism and relativism.