Vaikka vasemman ja oikean aivopuoliskon sotkeminen yhteyteen onkin hassua, ideoita kuva tarjoaa ja pureskeltavaa./ The right/left brain should be considered as a metaphor of different thinking styles, not a neurological fact.
Though he was a practising clinician and considered himself to be a scientist, much of his life's work was spent exploring tangential areas, including Eastern and Western philosophy, alchemy, astrology, and sociology, as well as literature and the arts. His interest in philosophy and the occult led many to view him as a mystic.
Plato lived from c. 428 to c. 348 BC, and founded the Western world’s first school of higher education, the Academy of Athens. Almost all of Western philosophy can be traced back to Plato, who was taught by Socrates, and preserved through his own writings, some of Socrates’s ideas.