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The role of relatives in Plato’s Partition Argument, Republic IV 436b9- 439c9 (2015)
Book Chapter
Duncombe, M. (2015). The role of relatives in Plato’s Partition Argument, Republic IV 436b9- 439c9. In B. Inwood (Ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, volume 48Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735540.003.0002

In Republic IV (436b9-439c9), Socrates argues that the soul has parts. Some commentators object that his argument fails to show that the soul has more than one part. Other commentators worry that Socrates' argument entails that the soul has indefinit... Read More