Plato and Objectivism

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Subject Area:Philosophy

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The objective theory contains both the knowledge of metaphysical and epistemological assumptions. The understanding of objectivity is, therefore, the best approach since it becomes the basis for resolving the challenges of human problems, knowledge, and reality (Brown). The objective theory claims that personal opinions belong to the changing spheres of the sensible. Plato’s knowledge of the soul claims that the tripartite composition of the soul is dualism. He claims that there is the immaterial mind which is the soul and the material body (Keller, Fox and Scharff‐Goldhaber 285). Plato’s theory of soul is however flawed by Philosopher Aristotle. Aristotle disagrees with Plato’s belief in independently existing structures and forms claiming that there is no single form of goodness.

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