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Single Idea 20817

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / D. Universals / 6. Platonic Forms / d. Forms critiques]

Full Idea

The Stoics said that the Ideas [Platonic forms] are our own thoughts.

Gist of Idea

Platonic Forms are just our thoughts


report of Stoic school (fragments/reports [c.200 BCE]) by Pseudo-Plutarch - On the Doctrine of the Philosophers 882a

Book Reference

'The Stoics Reader', ed/tr. Inwood,B/Gerson,L.P. [Hackett 2008], p.86

A Reaction

That's Plato deftly kicked into touch. I'm with the Stoics.