- Resurrection meant life after life after death, and that was impossible for all Greeks, Homeric or Platonic.
- All this might point to a tacit disappointment with the cinema as we know it and a yearning for the Platonic ideal we dream it capable of.
- We stagger round with the Platonic idea (from the Symposium) that we can love only one other person.
- It would not have been difficult for him to find Greek copies of Platonic dialogues at either Carthage or Rome, where he taught for a time.
- Otherwise, the picture we get of the Academy is of a centre for discussions, with no indication that students went there to learn Platonic doctrines.
- But like many people who spend too long in front of their computers, he's talking about a Platonic ideal rather than the real world.
- The novel has no Platonic form, and there is certainly no requirement that writers adhere to a formula or set of rules.
- The Greek, especially the Platonic, tradition saw the soul and body as utterly distinct and separate entities.
- Garbo's face, still, white, perfect, like a mask, resembles the timeless Platonic ideal of beauty as it exists in the mind of God.
- Even in democracies, however, there are fascinating relics of the Platonic image of the guardians.
- He also accepted the Platonic distinction between the real and the phenomenal, with which this ideal often was associated.
- My understanding of both Scripture and Platonic philosophy is far too limited to provide a sufficient response.
- An authoritarian response would be to delegate power to a paternalistic dictator, a Platonic philosopher king.
- We might think that we are no better off in understanding Medea after learning of the Stoic - Platonic dispute over the right way to interpret what is going on in her.
- To answer this question, one might begin by contrasting, at least in a crude way, a Humean with a Platonic conception of practical reasoning.
- I think that Greek Tragedy and the Platonic dialogues are positively riddled with irony.
- Philo adopted the Platonic concept of the soul with its tripartite division.
- Madison shows that Nietzsche directed his critique of Platonic science at the assumption that science represents reality.
- The reality of such common objects of experience also earned a philosophical sanction from Platonic idealism.
- This is the convergence of the real and the abstract, the Platonic ideal and its inferior shadow, matter and energy.
- According to Platonic philosophy, mathematics is the proper training for understanding the Universe as it is, as opposed to how it appears.