Soul, Mind and Body

Philosophical language of:

  • Soul, Body and Mind in the thinking of Plato and Aristotle

Plato:

- Plato was influenced by Pythagorean thought.

- Plato was a substance dualist.

- He said that his soul ultimately desires to get out of the inferior body in which it is trapped.

- Yet we need to do things as material beings, such as washing, feeding ourselves etc.

- To suggest this is a lesser or more imperfect thing than contemplating the form of te good does not answer…

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