Monthly Archives: October 2012

Aristotle’s Four Causes

Following on from Plato’s Theory of Forms, we will now discuss Aristotle’s Four Causes. Who was Aristotle?  Aristotle was a student of Plato. However, he did not agree with all of Plato’s Philosophies! Aristotle was interested in the nature of things and how we explain why things exist, just as Plato was.     What was […]

Platos Theory of Forms – What does it really mean?

Following on from Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, we should discuss Platos Theory of Forms. Plato suggests that the world we live in is a world of appearances but the real world is a world of ideas that he calls Forms. The thinking behind Platos Theory of Forms Plato believed that what we can see […]


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