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  • Re: Deeper meaning of Phaedo

    On 2017-12-16 20:50, Dan Hartjes dhartjes@... [neoplatonism] wrote: \ Hi Dan, The Greek in the Phaedo is ἠσθένει, imperfect 3rd person singular

    bucheron37 12 hours ago
  • RES: [neoplatonism] Deeper meaning of Phaedo

    Dear Dan, Plato uses a verb derived from the noun that means "lack of strengh", "weakness" (astheneia); the noun and the verb are commonly employed in Greek to

    baracatjr 16 hours ago
  • Deeper meaning of Phaedo

    To the group: In Platon's Phaedo, when discussing the events surroundng the "death" of Socrates someone mentions Plato was ill. It is curious that Platon's

    dhartjes 23 hours ago
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