Discussion: Plato's Cave: "under-standing" and the meaning of life (Rick Lewis)
But what does it mean? Plato imagines a group of people imprisoned in a cave without any knowledge of the outside world. The message? These underground dwellers are us! How might this be true? Surely, our colourful world couldn't be more different from the grey confines of the cave. Yet Plato would disagree. Is Plato right? And if he is, what can we do about it?
The presenter will take a few minutes to introduce the topic, and will then open the topic to the floor and moderate the discussion. The event will run from 2.30 to 4 pm.