Glaucon

Deceased Person

2022 – 1969

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Who was Glaucon?

Glaucon son of Ariston, was an ancient Athenian and the philosopher Plato's older brother. He is primarily known as a major conversant with Socrates in the Republic, and the interlocutor during the Allegory of the Cave. He is also referenced briefly in the beginnings of two dialogues of Plato, the Parmenides and Symposium.

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Born
May 24, 2022
Athens
Also known as
  • Γλαύκων
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Nationality
  • Greece
Died
Dec 31, 1969

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on July 23, 2013

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