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Academy

An institution of academics; College, Royal College.
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Mathematics for Plato is an advanced branch of philosophy; allegedly, an inscription at Plato's Academy read, "No one who does not know mathematics may enter here." But, at the same time, mathematics was just a necessary propaedeutic and protreptic to the most advanced form of investigation, analysis and synthesis, the pursuit of what Plato calls dialektike (dialectic).
However, Plato's Academy was an exclusive academy only free to the people of Athens those days.
Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) is a Greek philosopher and he entered Plato's Academy in Athens about 367 B.C.
Historically, starting from the Plato's academy, more than 300 BC or even before that, to any modern educational institutions, the two important and ideal definitions of the purpose of education have been; to fulfil our social obligations in our circle of concern and; to educate our conscience and try our best to obey it.
Making an abrupt about-face from his previous "Plato's Academy," helmer Filippos Tsitos favors bold lensing in this tale of a hangdog police interrogator and a cleaning lady whose diverse fundamental outlooks make a true connection impossible.
We must not forget that Aristotle studied at Plato's Academy and that Plato studied with Socrates.
"The explosion of new Greek cinema started in 2009 with 'Dogtooth' but 'Plato's Academy' in 2008 started the show," said Yiannis Zoumboulakis, a film critic at To Vima weekly, referring to a bittersweet 2009 comedy about a Greek shopkeeper who fears he might have Albanian roots.
It begins with a brief synopsis of his childhood and his time spent teaching in Plato's Academy in Athens, following the ethical teachings of Socrates.
Such efforts include 1970s projects in his hometown of Dixon, where a downtown building was converted to La Academia de la Nueva Raza (Academy of the New Race), designed as a kind of Plato's Academy for Hispanics.