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The Allegory of the Cave as a Philosophical Apologetic to Divine Knowledge

The Allegory of the Cave as a Philosophical Apologetic to Divine Knowledge

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A paper expressing Plato's Cave as an ancient apologetic to divine knowledge.
A paper expressing Plato's Cave as an ancient apologetic to divine knowledge.

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Published by: Wellman on Aug 13, 2010
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