Sat, Apr 23|
"The Incurables, Reincarnation, and Plato's Cosmic Drama"
In some of Plato's myths, incurable people suffer endless torment. In others, they don't. The Neoplatonists rightly rejected the notion that Plato held anyone to be incurable. Plato's actual sketch of the soul's endless journey (given e.g. in the Myth of Er) is oddly comforting.