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Plato’s Theory of Ideal Forms: An Explanation

Plato’s closeness and admiration for Socrates can be cited as his inspiration for the Theory of Ideal Forms. The Socratic dialogues in which Plato argues through Socrates’ lens are evidence of Plato’s admiration for his teacher. Fundamentally, the dialogues form the basis of this theory, whereby Plato posits that the current world is certainly unreliable as it is ever-changing (Macintosh, 2012). However, Plato believed that since this material/physical world experienced through the five senses cannot be reliable due to lack of permanence, there exists a permanent and highly reliable world of ideas/ knowledge or forms. These ‘ideal forms’ that exist…

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CHRISTIANITY AND EVOLUTION

Evolution and religion provide different accounts of the way things happen. The story of Noah, for example, is depicted as a case where God had a hand in the massive floods that he intended to destroy sinful people with. However, there is evolutional evidence that can be used to explain such phenomena. As a result, both accounts may be difficult to accept at the same time. For a staunch Christian, it becomes increasingly difficult to view evolution evidence dispassionately. Nevertheless, research indicates that there is a close relationship between the evidence provided through biblical teachings and the evidence supplied by…