Plato's dialogue, the Ion, deals with the relationship between Poetry and Knowledge. In this philosophy lesson, discover the characters and some key themes.
Now that you're familiar with the characters and setting, try this second lesson on Plato's Ion, and learn if poetry—and rhapsody—are considered to be arts.
This lesson examines Plato's analogy of the magnetism between a magnet and a set of rings and the divine inspiration present in a poet's performance.
In this lesson, examine the assumptions, structure, and strengths and weaknesses of the argument Socrates makes to Ion regarding the poet and interpreter.
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