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    What does Plato mean by immortality? What is the relationship of the mind and the body? How is Christianity's views of death similar and different from Plato's views? In what ways is Plato's position like and unlike that of Buddhism? Is the Buddhist position closer to Epicurus or Plato? Explain.

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    Hi there! Thanks for the opportunity to help you; I hope this does so.

    It seems the class is currently discussing Plato, and comparing him for a fuller view of his thoughts on existence. A few things that might be worth noting:
    1) Plato is an idealist; that means he believes real existence is an incorporeal, untouchable 'ideal form' of something, ...

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    The expert examines what Plato means by immortality. The relationship of the mind and body are examined. Theories of death are analysed.

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