An 8 page discussion of Plato’s contention that the soul is immortal. Outlines Plato’s view of the soul (including several quotes from the “Phaedo”) and presents his arguments justifying that view. Notes that these arguments have been the point of much contention among those that disagree with Plato. Presents examples of arguments designed to disprove Plato’s concept of an immortal soul. Points out the errors in each concluding that the soul is intangible but that just as molecules, whether those molecules comprise hamburger meat, cardboard, or water, continue to exist past the point that they are intermixed either with themselves or other material, the soul persist immortally. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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