Single Idea 2170

[catalogued under 17. Mind and Body / A. Mind-Body Dualism / 8. Dualism of Mind Critique]

Full Idea

Homer's descriptions of people did without a dualistic distinction between soul and body.

Gist of Idea

Homer does not distinguish between soul and body


report of Homer (The Iliad [c.850 BCE]) by Bernard Williams - Shame and Necessity II - p.23

Book Reference

Williams,Bernard: 'Shame and Necessity' [California 1994], p.23