PHIL 200 QUESTIONS

A does this prove that the soul exists before birth b

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Unformatted text preview: e this ar gument (hint: it has to do with the form of equality). a. Does this prove that the soul exists before birth? b. Does it prove that the soul persists after death? The third argument is the ‘ar gument from affinity’ (78b-84b4), explain this ar gument. a. Does this prove that the soul exists before birth? b. Does it prove that the soul persists after death? c. Describe the similarities between the soul and the forms. d. Describe the differences between the soul and body. General question : Do terms such as‘redness’ or ‘roundness’ refer to entities which exist outside space and time? Simmias and Cebes both present objections by of fering alternative conceptions of the nature of the soul (84c-86d5). What is does Simmias suggest? Why, according to Socrates, is it not possible for the soul to be a harmony of the body (91c-95e8)? Can it simultaneously be true that (a) knowledge is recollection and (b) the soul is the harmony of the body? Why or why not? What does Socrates think? What objection does Cebes of fer? (86d-88b6) a. What analogy does Cebes put forth to describe the relationship between the body and soul?...
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