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Plato, Psychology and Philosophy
A discussion on the origin and contributions of Plato to psychological theory and religious philosophy.
# 137193 | 1,750 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Ancient Greek) , Philosophy (Religion) , Psychology (Theory)


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This paper discusses the life of Plato and how Platonic ideas relate to both the psycholocial world and the bible. The paper looks at the concepts found in "The Dialogues" and "The Republic", and highlights a definite rupture in the view of man's desires and man's thoughts that is, in essence, psychologically known as "Dualism," "Rationalism" and or "Rusticism." The paper explains that extending this theory morally and divinely, one can apply "dualism" to God's behavior in both the old and new Testaments- that goodness and holiness (if used as thoughts and desires) are often conflicting forces but make a subject whole and real.

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"This paper discusses the life of Plato and how Platonic ideas relate to both the psycholocial world and the bible. Plato grew up amogst great Greek philosophers and hopend his Academia to foster philosophy and other scholastic endeavors. There, he would write his greatest works. Using the concepts found in The Dialogues and The Republic, one can find a definite..."

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