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Posted on July 27th, 2012, by

Both, Borges and Plato turn to metaphysical questions in their works. Plato uses an allegory of cave in order to describe the difference between Ideal world and imperfect world we live. He states that we are born in the imperfect world and are never able to have even a glimpse of the true knowledge and there are no means or techniques which could help us to get an idea of the Real Ideal world. Plato rejected empiricism which, in effect, slightly contradicted his theory of forms. The myth about the cave gives us a very bright and picturesque description of our situation. Plato states that people are placed in the same situation as those who sit in an absolutely dark […]

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