mod11-28ReligionDeathPlato

mod11-28ReligionDeathPlato - Module XI Session 28 Religion...

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Module XI Module XI Session 28 Session 28 Read Stewart: Read Stewart: 85 85 - - 97 97
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Philosophical Dualism Philosophical Dualism This view, often ascribed to Plato as well as early Christian This view, often ascribed to Plato as well as early Christian views found, e.g., in St. Augustine, responds to the problem of views found, e.g., in St. Augustine, responds to the problem of death as noted in Session #27 under I/a death as noted in Session #27 under I/a -b with the type of b with the type of immortality noted there in III/e). immortality noted there in III/e). – The human being is a composite of the body ( soma ) and soul ( psyche , Lat. anima ). – The core of the real person is the soul, but in earthly life this core lives like a prisoner of the body, which it uses as its tool or vehicle (ship or car). – The life of the soul tied to the body is thus “unnatural,” and if this is so, then human destiny is to liberate the prisoner from this unnatural bondage.
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