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Plato, Space and Magritte

Space, as it is currently conceived, offers some clues which help the elucidation of connections and distinctions between knowledge and perception. Platos philosophy and Magrittes painting are used in developing a contrasted parallel. The oppositions visible - conceivable, spatial - non-spatial are analyzed and through them the differences between ancient and modern interpretation of images are presented.
Key words: art, Plato, space, Magritte