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19. 20. 25 eidos to distinguish ethical qualities. Hence, even when Plato seems to consummate the transformation of eidos from outward manifestation to intelligible place (topos noetos), the presence of the former remains, if only mythically, in the soul’s dim recollection of its archaic communion with such forms. Above all others, Plato suggests, the philosopher remains capable of conjuring a prehistoric recollection or anamnesis, which thereby qualifies him for the labour of adjudicating over images.
It ‘illuminates’ the soul and allows it to ‘see’ the Forms, comparable to the way sunlight illuminates physical objects so that they can be discerned by the eye. 9 This failure, however, imperils knowledge at all levels, since, just as the hierarchy of beautiful things requires knowledge of the Form of Beauty, grasping the hierarchy of Form/copy/image that comprises Plato’s divided line ought to require knowledge of the Good. This quandary continues in Augustinian theology, where God is the source of illumination, yet He is also mysterious and transcendent.
2 If for no other reason than this, it is crucial to understand the Aristotelian origins of the concept of univocity, along with its historical use in medieval thought to resolve lingering problems in Platonist-Augustinian theology. John Duns Scotus, the thirteenthcentury Franciscan scholastic known as the ‘subtle doctor’, is a central figure in this history and, unsurprisingly, the first of the three principal figures Deleuze identifies as forming the philosophical lineage of the concept (DR 39).
Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage