proof from logic alone of the immortal nature of the human soul
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Animals, even rational animals like us, have images of sensible objects in the imagination, which can be cogitated and used for decision making purposes.  To the ancients, what makes the human mind different is access to Syllogistic thinking, which requires abstract universals.  A dog is capable of conceiving and executing a plan of attack to take down a deer, but is not capable of making logical deductions about the nature of deer or even of dog.  This video, by way of absurdity, shows a bit of this:

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Re: proof from logic alone of the immortal nature of the human soul - by Parmandur - 05-18-2012, 03:21 PM



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