Ancient Greek Philosopher Plato’s View of the Geometric Universe and the 5 Platonic Solids

Plato equated geometry to the physical world as much as possible. During the modern day, Platos 5 solids are referred to as the "Platonic solids". Plato equated the stable cube to Earth, the tetrahedron with its pointy corners to fire, the mobile looking octahedron to air, the 20 sided icosahedrons to water, and the 12 sided dodecahedron to the universe...


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