Silverman, Allan
June 2007
Social Philosophy & Policy;Summer2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p40
Academic Journal
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.


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