I have a very vague memory of a science fiction book I read over ten years ago, and would like to know if this story can be identified.
If I'm not mistaken it involved Plato's cave, or characters who had names like Plato, Socrates and other Greek philosophers. I think that the characters might have been either robots, or cyborgs, or something like that. I feel like it had some aspect of one of the main characters changing, like morphing into a robot or cyborg, or being a robot all along and not realising it. And it might have taken place in some sort of space colony or enclosure. It probably had a twist ending with a reveal, and I'm fairly sure it had a heavy emphasis on philosophy.
I'm fairly sure that the story was somewhat dark or dystopian in some way.
Books it's probably not so far:
- Anathem - Neal Stephenson
- Plato's Cave - Poul Anderson
- The Just City - Jo Walton
- Caverns of Socrates - Dennis L. McKiernan
- Ilium / Olympos - Dan Simmons