PLATO

Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations

Plato

Greek philosopher and writer of immense variety, 429-347 BCE. He founded the Academy on the outskirts of Athens, which lasted for nine hundred years.

Plato

[n] - ancient Athenian philosopher
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Plato

noun ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)
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Plato

(428–348 B.C.) Leading Greek philosopher who was convinced that ultimate reality lay in ideas and what he called 'forms,' perfect abstractions of things, which were knowable only through the trained mind. Plato believed that what we see around us are no more than dis...
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Plato

[comic poet] Plato (also Plato Comicus; Ancient Greek: Πλάτων Κωμικός) was an Athenian comic poet and contemporary of Aristophanes. None of his plays survive intact, but the titles of thirty of them are known, including a Hyperbolus (c. 420-416 BC), Victories (after 421), Cleophon (in 405), and Phaon (probably in 391). The titl...
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PLATO

[computer system] PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations) was the first generalized computer assisted instruction system. Starting in 1960, it ran on the University of Illinois` ILLIAC I computer. By the late 1970s, it supported several thousand graphics terminals distributed worldwide, running on nearly a dozen different...
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Plato

[crater] Plato is the lava-filled remains of a lunar impact crater on the Moon. It is located on the northeastern shore of the Mare Imbrium, at the western extremity of the Montes Alpes mountain range. In the mare to the south are several rises collectively named the Montes Teneriffe. To the north lies the wide stretch of the Mare Frigoris....
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Plato

[exarch] Plato (Πλάτων, {fl.|645–653}) was the Exarch of Ravenna from 645 to 649. He is known primarily for his monothelitism and his opposition to the Pope Theodore I. He convinced the Patriarch Paul II of Constantinople to break with the Pope. He is first attested as exarch in 645. By 649, when his successor Olympius is named as b...
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PLATO

[spacecraft] ==History== PLATO was proposed in 2007 to European Space Agency (ESA) by a team of scientists in response to the call for ESA Cosmic Vision 2015-2025. The assessment phase was completed during 2009, and in May 2010 it entered the Definition Phase. Following a call for missions in July 2010, ESA selected in February 2011 four ca...
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plato

a system used to measure alcohol content, relating to the ratio of fermentable malts to water.
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Plato

ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks—Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle—who between them laid the philosophical ... [93 related articles]
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Plato

Athenian philosopher and author of the Apology and the Republic.
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Plato

Greek 429-355 B.C., studied in Egypt and elsewhere, pupil of Socrates, fellow student of Euclid, fol
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Plato

Lived from about 428 to 348, he was a philosopher and teacher in Athens.
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Plato

Measurement of the density of a liquid compared to water. Degrees Plato are a different scale of measurement than secific gravity.
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Plato

Plato (plā'tō) , 427?–347 B.C., Greek philosopher. Plato's teachings have been among the most influential in the history of Western civilization.Sections in this article:IntroductionLifeWorks and PhilosophyBibliography
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Plato

System of measuring the sugar content of a solution (e.g. beer wort), where the sugar content is expressed as a percentage by weight. E.g., a 10
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