10008
16
Vote World Rank
33
Vote Greece Rank
1

Country: Greece

About Plato
Plato (pronounced /ˈpleɪtoʊ/, Greek: Πλάτων, Plátōn, "broad"; 428/427 BC – 348/347 BC), was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of natural philosophy, science, and Western philosophy. Plato was originally a student of Socrates, and was as much influenced by his thinking as by what he saw as his teacher's unjust death. Plato's sophistication as a writer is evident in his Socratic dialogues; thirty-five dialogues and thirteen letters have been ascribed to him. Plato's writings have been published in several fashions; this has led to several conventions regarding the naming and referencing of Plato's texts. Although there is little question that Plato lectured at the Academy that he founded, the pedagogical function of his dialogues, if any, is not known with certainty. The dialogues since Plato's time have been used to teach a range of subjects, including philosophy, logic, rhetoric, mathematics, and other subjects about which he wrote.

Best Supporters

How can you earn points?
1 Vote 1 Point [You must be logged in]
1 Referrer* 10 Points
*Call your friends to become a fan of Plato with your referrer link and earn 10 points

p: 258

p: 240

p: 237

p: 233

p: 233

p: 231

p: 231

p: 228

p: 228

p: 227

Plato Most Popular Quotes

Add Quote

Greece Scientists & Academicians Ranking

Show All
Rank Name Total
1. Plato 10008
2. Aristotle 2112
3. Socrates 1107
4. Hippocrates 156
5. Manolis Andronikos 154
6. K. Karatheodoris 152
7. Pythagoras 152
8. Asclepius 151
9. Hypatia 150
10. Archimedes 150

Scientists & Academicians Ranking

Show All
Rank Name Total
29. Miguel Nicolelis 12000
30. Marin Drinov 10571
31. Emídio Brasileiro 10541
32. Jayant Narlikar 10035
33. Plato 10008
34. Drauzio Varella 10000
35. Ana Aslan 9208
36. Mahfoud Kaddache 9008
37. Cahit Arf 8700

Best Countries

Today Overall
# Name Today Total
1 Turkey 972 7571551
2 Brazil 148 4595607
3 South Korea 135 1642435
4 India 114 3625961
5 Russia 74 1275516
6 Portugal 46 249632
7 Romania 42 440166
8 Syria 38 1377808
9 United States of America 36 1402952
10 Iran 36 4133594
11 Poland 35 388778
12 Ukraine 25 221470
13 United Kingdom 18 875455
14 Macedonia 16 942352
15 Serbia 12 200695
16 Saudi Arabia 9 762706
17 Spain 8 82130
18 Jordan 6 513330
19 Israel 6 62069
20 Afghanistan 5 5590591
21 France 5 82085
22 Palestine 4 148378
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 358555
24 Germany 2 66554
25 Norway 2 14061
26 Pakistan 2 274060
27 Sri Lanka 2 7718
28 Sweden 2 22011
29 Lebanon 2 539490
30 Iraq 1 849716
31 Belarus 1 2369
32 Belgium 0 8272
33 Belize 0 0
34 Benin 0 0
35 Bermuda 0 0
36 Bhutan 0 0
37 Bolivia 0 5434
38 Gabon 0 0
39 The Gambia 0 0
40 Georgia 0 91
41 Albania 0 2178
42 Algeria 0 94755
43 Andorra 0 0
44 Angola 0 0
45 Antigua and Barbuda 0 0
46 Argentina 0 59181
47 Armenia 0 1095
48 Australia 0 713
49 Austria 0 377
50 Azerbaijan 0 14798
51 Bahamas 0 0
52 Bahrain 0 16639
53 Bangladesh 0 3910
54 Barbados 0 0
55 Ghana 0 3
56 Greece 0 415657
57 Greenland 0 0
58 Grenada 0 0
59 Guatemala 0 0
60 Guinea 0 4
61 Guinea-Bissau 0 0
62 Guyana 0 0
63 Haiti 0 0
64 Honduras 0 0
65 Hong Kong 0 201
66 Hungary 0 2675
67 Iceland 0 230
68 Botswana 0 0
69 Indonesia 0 43748
70 Italy 0 62027
71 Jamaica 0 8060
72 Japan 0 8819
73 Brunei Darussalem 0 0
74 Bulgaria 0 320439
75 Burkina Faso 0 0
76 Burundi 0 0
77 Cambodia 0 127
78 Cameroon 0 5
79 Canada 0 23166
80 Cape Verde 0 65
81 Cayman Islands 0 0
82 Central African Republic 0 0
83 Chad 0 0
84 Chile 0 10649
85 People's Republic of China 0 1001
86 Republic of China-Taiwan 0 33
87 Comoros 0 0
88 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0 0
89 Republic of the Congo 0 9
90 Cook Islands 0 0
91 Costa Rica 0 0
92 Cote d'Ivoire 0 20
93 Croatia 0 31920
94 Cuba 0 29
95 Cyprus 0 1903
96 Czech Republic 0 19817
97 Denmark 0 352
98 Djibouti 0 0
99 Dominica 0 0
100 Dominican Republic 0 0