line, image of the


line, image of the
Image for the stages of the understanding given in Plato's Republic, vi. 509–11, immediately before the famous myth of the cave . At the bottom is the world of images, known only by eikasia . Objects of sense are known by ’pistis’ or opinion; mathematical and scientific objects by dianoia or reasoning; and at the summit the forms are known by noēsis .

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