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    • Pain and Pleasure in Plato's Physiology 

      Couvalis, Spyridon George; Usher, Matthew L (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      We trace the development of Plato’s physiology of pleasure and pain from a rudimentary account in the "Gorgias" to a sophisticated account in the "Philebus". In the earlier account Plato treats pains as lacks and pleasures ...
    • Plato on False Pains and False Pleasures 

      Couvalis, Spyridon George; Usher, Matthew L (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2003)
      A commonsense view about pains and pleasures is that they are mere sensations. Perceiving pains as painful and pleasures as pleasant does not involve beliefs about the world. Plato argues for the bizarre claim that what ...