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A Discussion Of Doubts Relative To The Soul

by Plotinus

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy / Ancient,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas Taylor (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8502485M
    ISBN 101425306535
    ISBN 109781425306533

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He feared that De Caro, a relative newcomer to the trade, had been conned. Context. The preceding two Sections concerned systems that purport to describe the nature of material objects. The present Section and the next treat other systems that attempt to explain certain aspects of the human spirit or soul.

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It looks like justice is a kind of internal harmony. Justice is not concerned with external action but with internal unity (da). Just actions are those that produce and preserve this condition in the soul.

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