• The Matrix
    Compare and Contrast The Matrix with the readings from Plato and Descartes. What are some similarities and differences? An Essay Submitted to Jason Elvis BY Williestine Harriel Liberty University online September 24, 2012 Compare and Contrast The Matrix with the...
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    201320 Spring 2013 PHIL 201-D10 LUO Rodney Peterkin 04/22/2013 Plato, Descartes, and The Matrix Compare and Contrast Essay Liberty University Online The following essay which were I am comparing and contrasting the differences and similarities of the movie The Matrix and Plato’s and...
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  • The Matrix
    philosophers have dealt with the issue of perceiving and knowing reality including Plato and Descartes. A dialogue will now commence in order to compare and contrast The Matrix with the writings of these two well-known philosophers. Additionally, perception versus reality, and is ignorance really bliss...
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  • Phil 201-B39
    try and compare and contrast the three and show if there were any similarities and differences. I will start with comparing Plato and the Matrix in that there are similarities between the two. The similarities are that in both synopses the players (Neo of the Matrix and the people in the cave) are...
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  • Boot Camps
    Alba Mejia Humanities -1; Delano March 12, 2012 One lives in a prison that is unknown to the common eye. In The Matrix as well as in the Allegory of the cave, state a similar meaning of one living in a world with a greater truth. Both The Allegory by Plato and the Matrix, speake and argue...
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  • Philosophy of the Matrix
    truly existing forms. In the Allegory of the Cave, Plato compares the Theory of Forms to prisoners chained in a cave. These prisoners are unable to turn their heads, enabling them to only see the wall in front of them. Behind the prisoners is a fire. In front of the fire are puppeteers. These...
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  • Plato Allegory of the Cave
    Compare the film ‘the matrix’ with Plato’s allegory of the cave. The Allegory of the Cave is one of Greek philosopher Plato’s most well known works. It is an extended allegory, where humans are depicted as being imprisoned by their bodies and what they perceive by sight only. In the allegory...
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  • Perception
    see how the Matrix have many aspects that are related to the Allegory of The Cave by Plato. For instance, we can compare the people that are in the Matrix with the people that are in the cave. They have only seen what the Matrix has shown them, ergo they believed that what's real is the world they...
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  • The Matrix
    . “The Matrix” makes many parallels with “The Allegory of the Cave” written by the Greek philosopher Plato. The stories are relative to each other due to the fact that each plot line entails the idea of the process of enlightenment and what is true reality. In “The Allegory of the Cave” the prisoners...
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  • Allegory of a Cave and Matrix Comparison Essay
    them before.” This was both a literal and metaphoric answer. Morpheus meant that Neo’s body had never been used. At the same time, Neo had never discovered or learned anything with his true body, and it pained him to see the world as it truly was. Both The Matrix and The Allegory of The Cave...
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  • Allegory of the Cave
    so long, it's hard for us to accept it in any other way. Plato's allegory of The Cave is a symbol for the contrasts between ideas and what we perceive as reality. Plato argues that we are the “cave slaves.” We live in a world of shadows, where we don't see the reality of ideas. However, it is...
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  • A Matter of Perception Phil 201
    the shadows to be the reality. However a major difference to note between Plato’s allegory of the cave and the Matrix is that in the Matrix, the prisoners are not physically bound while conscious by chains but mentally trapped in an unconscious state of a perceived reality that is pleasant...
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  • The Matrix
    Plato’s allegory of the cave is a symbol/metaphor for the contrasts between ideas and what we perceive as reality. The ideas that we think and are set on, becomes our reality even if it may not be the truth. Plato’s allegory of the cave is an extended metaphor about prisoners who mistake sensory...
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  • Plato´s Allegory
    have had since the beginning of time until today. People just live their life as a simply routine without seeing that there are more things that they can do or know. We can compare the Allegory of the cave by Plato with modern time by presenting the issues on Plato´s allegory, which basically is...
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  • A Comparison of Plato's Cave and the Matrix's
    showed you how and why the Matrix compares to the story of Plato’s Cave, let’s view some of my personal opinions on how these two stories relates in today’s world. Occasionally, people from the real world will make an appearance around the thrown onto that same wall, creating a fascinating...
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  • Essay the Matrix
    reality as seen in the matrix and the allegory of the cave are the Artificial Intelligence machines are the puppeteers, tricking the humans into believing the Matrix is actual reality. The humans that are imprisoned in the Matrix are like the prisoners in the cave. Neo is...
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  • compare and contrast plato and decsartes
     "Compare and contrast Plato’s allegory of the cave (in terms of the concern with the difference between appearances and reality) with Descartes’ systematic doubt of external reality in the Meditations." Stephen McCormack 07567758 Descartes and...
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  • Allegory of the Cave
    . Plato’s allegory however is actually represents an extended metaphor that is to contrast the way in which we perceive and believe in what is reality. “The allegory of the Cave” plays multiple roles, all depending how we interpret it, either being used as a metaphor for the process of intellectual...
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  • Plato the Cave
    objects and noises will be their world. This story symbolizes a metaphor that is to direct contrast to the way we perceive and believe in what reality really is. According to Plato's allegory of the cave, the way we go about outlive is actually not true; The way we perceive things, rules, social norms...
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  • Hidden in the Cave
    many people in Greece). Lastly, the Allegory of Cave brings urgency to educate the young. As Socrates is about to describe the inside of the cave, he says let’s “compare the effect of education and lack of it on our nature to an experience like this…” (514a). And this is what the allegory...
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