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Plato

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Plato was a Greek philosopher who lived from 427 B.C. to 347 B.C. He was a student of Socrates and helped lay the foundation for Western Philosophy. He did a lot of work in logic and mathematics, as well. His most devoted student was Aristotle.

  1. 1. Who did Plato study with?
    1. a. Socrates
    2. b. Descartes
    3. c. Aristotle
  2. 2. What did Plato help found?
    1. a. Eastern philosophy
    2. b. European philosophy
    3. c. Western philosophy
  3. 3. What did Plato do a lot of work in?
    1. a. Ethics
    2. b. Mathematics
    3. c. Science