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Single Idea 20809

[catalogued under 15. Nature of Minds / A. Nature of Mind / 1. Mind / c. Features of mind]

Full Idea

The stoics say there are eight parts of the soul: the five senses, the spermatic principle is us, the vocal part, and the reasoning part.

Gist of Idea

Eight parts of the soul: five senses, seeds, speech and reason


report of Stoic school (fragments/reports [c.200 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 07.155

Book Reference

'The Stoics Reader', ed/tr. Inwood,B/Gerson,L.P. [Hackett 2008], p.57