Raphael, The School of Athens: Ideas and Narratives

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Tondo over the School of Athens: "Seek Knowledge of Causes"

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Overview of The School of Athens: Groups, Figures, Structure

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Plato and Aristotle

Narrative Expression of Philosophy in the Significant Instant

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Plato's Timaeus

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The perspective line converge precisely on Plato's Timaeus

The vanishing point at infinity focuses on the timeless space of Platonic ideas

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An Exemplary Group in The School of Athens

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The School of Euclid

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Click the image for a brief introductory essay on The School of Athens

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