How Is Plato's Philosophy Important To Medieval Philosophy

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Write an essay on the importance of Plato’s thinking on early medieval philosophy.
Philosophy (Philosophia) is simply the love of wisdom. Logic/Ethics/physics= Philosophy. Plato (428BCE-347) was born in Athens and was a student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle. Plato lived in what is widely known as the classical Greek period. Little is known about Plato’s background but he comes from a wealthy family and had a great education. He even served in the military from 409BC-404BC. Plato’s father died at a young age and his mother then married her uncle. When he was a young boy he studied music and poetry and greatly considered a life and career among politics but on meeting Socrates he drifted him away from this idea
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When the prisoners were released and finally able to turn their heads they quickly realised their mistakes. Plato’s point is that we put names and words to what we think is the physical object or item but in reality we are placing names on things we can’t see. Plato greatly influenced many great philosophical thinkers and philosophy after his death in 347. Platonism is any sort of philosophy that gains its inspiration by Plato and Plato greatly influenced early medieval philosophy and changed many ways of thinking. Medieval philosophy is the philosophy deriving from the medieval period or ‘middle ages’. ‘No period in the history of philosophy is so neglected as the early Middle ages’ Plato’s influence on religion( especially Christianity) and science is greater than perhaps any other person. Plato had many ideas relevant to the philosophy of religion and many theological arguments. The Euthyphro discusses the relationship between mortality and God. Plato played a huge influence on early medieval philosophical thinkers but it wasn’t from reading
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