Now, the purpose of this paper is to discuss quite different line of argument which I think Plato also deploys to address the learner's paradox, rather than to review the voluminous literature on "recollection," or even discuss the problem with the doctrine of recollection
as a solution to Meno's paradox.
The answer to this question requires a closer look at the Platonic doctrine of recollection
Another problem is that Plato's Forms are components of an entire worldview, bound up with the immortality of the soul, the doctrine of recollection
, and other familiar Platonic views.
The doctrine of recollection
is one of the most controversial in the Platonic corpus, and much scholarship has been aimed at altering the doctrine to resolve its paradoxical features.
Helmig's presentation of ancient and modern readings of Phaedrus 249b-c to determine the place of abstraction and conception in Plato's analyses, which the author initially considers as implied in his doctrine of recollection
and the attainment of common features from a manifold of individuals (pp.