Plato is one of the few authors from antiquity whose written works we still possess in their entirety. He has had a lasting influence on the development of Western thought and cilture. Evelyn Underhill, “the first woman to give a series of lectures on theology at Oxford,” considered him a Mystic, while the Anglo-American philosopher Alfred North Whitehead has quipped: “Twenty-five hundred years of Western philosophy is but a series of footnotes to Plato”. The invitation is to come and see what this pillar of thought has said in his own right in his Dialogues.
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