- Title Pages
- 1 Parts of the Soul
- 2 The Argument for Tripartition
- 3 Partition
- 4 The Simple Picture
- 5 Imitation and the Soul
- 6 Belief and Reason
- 7 Below Belief and Reason
- 8 Preliminaries
- 9 <i>Phantasia</i>, Desire, and Locomotion
- 10 Desire without <i>phantasia</i>
- 11 The Workings of <i>phantasia</i>
- 12 <i>Phantasia</i> and Practical Thought
- 13 Reason and Non-rational Desire
- General Index
- (p.35) 3 Partition
- The Brute Within
Hendrik Lorenz (Contributor Webpage)
- Oxford University Press
This chapter addresses the concern that for a Platonic soul to make sense, is not right to say that it has genuine parts. It also assesses the philosophical cost of soul-partition by considering its impact on the question of the soul’s immortality and by worrying, with Aristotle, about the soul’s unity.
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