Knowing Persons: A Study in Plato

Knowing Persons: A Study in Plato


Knowing Persons is an unique examine of Plato's account of personhood. For Plato, embodied people are photos of a disembodied perfect. the fitting individual is a knower. as a result, the lives of embodied people have to be understood in accordance with Plato's metaphysics of images. For Gerson, Plato's account of embodied personhood isn't safely conflated with Cartesian dualism. Plato's dualism is extra accurately noticeable within the distinction among the proper disembodied individual and the embodied one than within the distinction among brain or soul and body.

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