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Lecture

Forms vs. Particulars

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 200
Professor
Storrs Mc Call
Semester
Fall

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Intro to PhilosophySept 9 Forms are one particulars are manyIs the form of appleness perfect Is it a perfect apple or does it copy the form of an apple The world that we live in is high imperfect the world of forms opposed to the world of particulars is a perfect world has perfect objects Why we must differentiate between Platos world of particulars and of forms o Mimesis mimicscopies the form Relationship between forms and particulars o A typical bed has bedness An artist when he paints the bed he mimics it Making a copy of a copy of realityo The truly real things in life are formsThey exist in a world very different from this world of s
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