The Body as Prison to the Soul in Plato’s Phaedo – Philosophy Core Concepts
This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker.
This video focuses on Plato’s work, The Phaedo, and examines the account of the afterlife which Socrates presents as a “likely story,” a myth.
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