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Two Concepts of the Soul in Plato's Phaedo: A Beginner's Guide to the Phaedo and Some Related Platonic Texts on the Immortality of the Soul

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Two Concepts of the Soul in Plato's Phaedo is a fresh study of Plato's psychology with particular focus on his arguments for the immortality of the soul. Through detailed textual study, this new work examines the structure of the dialogue making explicit the nature of the argumentation within the text and its relation to Plato's other accounts of immortality. The author ar ...more
Paperback, 61 pages
Published April 30th 2007 by University Press of America (first published July 28th 2006)
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A good overview of the Phaedo and a few of the other dialogues that deal with Plato's view on the soul. Short and containing little more information than explanation, but good for summary and organization.
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Dr. Topping earned an MA in Philosophy from the University of Manitoba as well as an M.Phil. and a Doctorate in Theology from the University of Oxford. He held the Pope John XXIII Chair of Studies in Catholic Theology at St. Thomas University in Canada, and is Fellow at Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts in New Hampshire.

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