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Submitted by seddon on Fri, 2011-10-07 00:49
Anyone who has read my book on Rand, knows that I’m not one of those who read Plato as a two-world metaphysician. But I am sympathetic to those who think he was but don’t read Greek. What am I driving at? Well, a bad translation can make it look as if Plato did endorse a two-world view and I would like to give an example of this from the Hamilton-Cairns volume of the Complete Works of Plato. The following is taken from the PARMENIDES. Parmenides is talking about the Forms with Socrates and he says:
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