A Note on Aristotle’s De Anima Α 1, 403a10-16
Keywords:Aristotle, separation, geometrical objects, soul
In this paper I discuss passage 403a10-16 from Aristotle’s De Anima. In this passage Aristotle deals with whether the soul could be separate from the body and presents an analogy with geometrical entities. This passage is highly obscure and it presents many textual difficulties. The interpretation I offer resolves the textual problems without requiring emendations to the text as many commentators suggest.
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