"Plato (Ancient Greek: Πλάτων) (. Athens or Aegina ca. 427-347 BC) was a Greek philosopher follower of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle In 387 he founded the Academy, an institution that would continue its march along. more than nine years and Aristotle would come from studying philosophy Estagira around 367, sharing in this way, about twenty years of friendship and work with their teacher. Plato was actively involved in the teaching of the Academy and wrote, always dialogue form, on diverse topics such as political philosophy, ethics, psychology, philosophical anthropology, epistemology, epistemology, metaphysics, cosmogony, cosmology, philosophy of language and philosophy of education, also tried to capture in a real state your original political theory, which is why he traveled twice to Siracusa, Sicily, intending to practice there his project, but failed on both occasions and escaped painfully and running life threatening due to the persecutions suffered by their opponents .
His influence as an author and has been invaluable systematizer throughout the history of philosophy, which has often said it reached identity as a discipline with its work. "