proof from logic alone of the immortal nature of the human soul
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(05-12-2012, 11:57 PM)Crusading Philologist Wrote: It's been a while since I've read Plato on this, but didn't he at one point argue that the soul must be immortal because it could apprehend the forms? As I recall, the claim is that since the forms are eternal, a soul with the ability to comprehend the forms must be also be eternal. Of course, this argument fails if you are a nominalist.

I want to understand this, but I have to admit I don't!  Animals seem to comprehend forms too!  Cats seem to comprehend the form of human, for example. How can you say they don't?
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