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Explain by providing reasons and evaluate by giving arguments the notion of Platonic DualismThe notion of Platonic Dualism was founded on Platos idea or theory about existence According to Plato our world in divided in two dimensions on one hand we have the physical world the one that we live in everyday the one we know the world perceived by us through our senses Plato believed that our perception of the sense-perceptible world is based on our interpretation of the sensory information that we received from our environment On the other hand we have the dimension or the world of Forms Plato believed that this world was the source of all reality in this world everything is perfect eternal and fixed Plato suggested that the world of Forms serves as some kind of role model or mold to the physical world that we all know he believed that the physical world was just a mere imitation of the perfect world of Forms that nothing we see is quite what it should be He argued that the things we see have an equivalent perfect Form in the world of Forms for example we might see something as empty because that thing derives from the Form of emptiness but the emptiness that we experience is somewhat limited and far from being perfectly empty Plato concluded that every single thing in this world has a perfect equivalent in another place and that place can only be accessed through our mind and reasoning it is also unchanging eternal and unmovingExplain and evaluate the views of Gorgias Xenophanes or CratylusFor this question I choose to explain the views of Cratylus Cratylus agreed with Heraclitus in the fact that the world is in constant change lets remember that Heraclitus said One cannot step in the same river twice our friend Cratylus agreed with Heraclitus theory but he went a step further and stated that One cannot step even once in the
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