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    A Shaggy Soul Story: How not to Read the Wax Tablet Model in Plato’s Theaetetus
    Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 69 (3). 2004.
    This paper sets out to re-examine the famous Wax Tablet model in Plato's Theaetetus, in particular the section of it which appeals to the quality of individual souls' wax as an explanation of why some are more liable to make mistakes than others (194c-195a). This section has often been regarded as an ornamental flourish or a humorous appendage to the model's main explanatory business. Yet in their own appropriations both Aristotle and Locke treat the notion of variable wax quality as an importan…Read more
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    The Self in Plato's "Ion"
    Apeiron 30 (3). 1997.