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Psuchē versus the Mind

K. V. Wilkes

in Essays on Aristotle's De Anima

Published in print November 1995 | ISBN: 9780198236009
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598104 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019823600X.003.0008
 Psuchē versus the Mind

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This essay explores the aspects of the Aristotelian psuchē that accounts for its contemporary appeal. The poverty of the notion of the mind is discussed. The superiority of the psuchē over the mind is emphasized.

Keywords: Aristotle; psuche; mind; De Anima

Chapter.  9768 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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