What is Plato's definition of the human person?

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Plato's  definition of "Man" is subject to interpretation, but one famous anecdote gives an explicit (if satirical) Platonic definition. Based on the Dialogues, animals were classified into quadrupeds and bipeds, and then divided among those with feathers (birds) and those without. Plato (and possibly Socrates) commented that Man stood upright on two legs without feathers, making him distinct...

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