TITLE

ASCENT AND DESCENT: THE PHILOSOPHER'S REGRET

AUTHOR(S)
Silverman, Allan
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Social Philosophy & Policy;Summer2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on the issue of the descent or ascent of a philosopher, with specific reference to views of certain philosophers in this regard including Plato. The author takes help of the metaphysical nature of human soul and the construction of cosmos by Plato in order to understand the nature of a philosopher's choice and his regret. According to the author, there is controversy over whether the philosopher descends.
ACCESSION #
25580859

 

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