Being and Non-Being part 12

By Peter Worman We continue our investigation into being and not being, the corresponding subject of movement and rest and in the process, to fully understand the role of the Sophist and the Philosopher. Furthermore, we will also consider the division of things to see how one form pervading a scattered multitude, and many different […]

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Being and Non Being Part 8

By Peter Worman Last week we spoke about how the Sophist weaves his magic over his audience and how he beguiles people into believing what he says. The Stranger and Theaetethus agreed that the art used by the Sophist was his use of the imitative process and they, as before, decided to divide the imitative […]

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Being and Not Being Part 7

Last week we discussed the art of purification of the soul so that it can best be able to comprehend the truth. And the art put forward was the art of question and answer using a process called dialectic. We might ask why this is necessary in this modern world, but I would proffer that […]

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