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ERIC Number: EJ623796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0840-8114
The Allegory of the Cave. Philosophy, Education, Experience: Coming into the Light.
Blenkinsop, Sean
Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, v13 n1 p15-17 Win 2001
A teacher describes a class activity for teaching and illuminating the allegory of the cave in Plato's Republic, a parable that illustrates Plato's thoughts on enlightenment and the educative process. Students create the cave in the classroom, recreate the experience of its inhabitants, and discuss their own reactions to the experience. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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