Who Is Plato?
A Brief PowerPoint Introduction to Plato
From the Desk of The Ancient-Minded Professor
This download includes a 20-slide PowerPoint to help introduce Plato to your students. It includes presentation notes to add depth to your discussion embedded in the PowerPoint and also in a 3-page pdf document. This introduction is aimed at giving a brief overview of his life and achievements as well as making him relevant to today’s students. The PowerPoint presentation and the pdf file have both been put into a zip file for you to download.
Outline of the PowerPoint (20 slides in total, including title slide)
1. A Snapshot of Plato’s life
2. Books written by Plato
3. About his writings
4. Why was Plato important (2 slides)
5. Example of Plato’s Republic written on papyrus
6. What Plato looked like
7. What Plato’s world looked like
8. What people looked like in Greece and Rome
9. What private homes looked like
10. Plato was a philosopher
11. Who were the Pre-Socratics
12. How are ancient philosophers different than modern philosophers
13. His greatest quotes (2 slides)
14. Why we should still read Plato (2 slides)
15. Bust of Plato
Important Note: This product is also available in my Ancient Greece PowerPoint Presentations Bundle
Other presentations are also available individually:
The Founders of Greek Democracy: The Great Athenian Statesmen
Who is Aristotle?
Who Is Socrates?
Who Are the Poets and Playwrights?
Who Are the Olympians?
Who Are the Titans?