Anamnesis e syngeneia: a proposito di Menone, 81c-d

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  • Franco Ferrari Università di Pavia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14195/2183-4105_20_9

Keywords:

Plato, Meno, Soul, Immortality, Knowledge

Abstract

The heristic argument with which Meno questions the possibility of inquiry and knowledge is tackled by Socrates through the reference to an archaic and religious doctrine, according to which the soul is immortal and has seen all things. Through this reference Socrates actually wants to affirm the affinity between the soul and the world of forms. So behind the myth of the prenatal vision of forms by the soul Plato intends to assert the ontological condition of the soul, that is, its affinity to forms.

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Published

2020-08-04

How to Cite

Ferrari, F. (2020). Anamnesis e syngeneia: a proposito di Menone, 81c-d. PLATO JOURNAL, 20, 127-135. https://doi.org/10.14195/2183-4105_20_9

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