sokrates asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 1 decade ago

How much do we know about the entrance requirements for Plato's Academy?

What did it take for a budding philosopher to enter the Academy?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    "In 386 B.C. Plato purchased a recreation grove dedicated to the god Academus. This became the location of his school."

    "The Academy accepted only advanced students who possessed a knowledge of geometry."

    This is what it TOOK.

    It changed as time went on.

    And I don't really know how much it changed, I just remember that he accepted female students which was never admired back then.

  • 1 decade ago

    Looking at Plato's student Aristotle and who he would taught later on (Alexander the Great). I think the academy did a good job of what students will be admitted.

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