Plato's Academy


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Noun1.Plato's Academy - a school established by Plato in ancient Athens; "Plato's Academy continued for several hundred years after Plato died"
academy - a school for special training
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Aristotle developed his ideas substantially through lecturing and teaching, first at Plato's Academy and later at Aristotle's own Lyceum.
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