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The Republic by Plato - Barron's Booknotes

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Having completed the hierarchy representing the objects of knowledge, fill in the other side of the line with the ways of knowing each type of object. Beginning with the bottom subsegment, go up the hierarchy labeling the subsegments as follows: "imagination and conjecture," "belief and faith," "understanding," and "pure reason and dialectic." Your diagram should look similar to the one below:

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Objects of Knowledge              Ways of Knowing            
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             Forms            4   Pure Reason                    
Intelligible First Principles     Dialectic                      
World        --------------------------------- Knowledge       
             Mathematics                                               
             Hypotheses       3   Understanding                  
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          Physical           2   Belief                         
Sensible       Objects              Faith                          
World          ------------------------------ Opinion       
          Reflections            Imagination                    
                 Shadows     1       Conjecture                     
-                                                                           
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In Book VII Plato represents his theory of knowledge and his program of intellectual progress in a more vivid way.

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