Plato seems to borrow somewhat from Heraclitus as well, asserting the transience and variance of material objects and insisting that only the invisible and incorporeal Forms are resistant to change. Thus, a Heraclitean argument from Cebes carries a great deal of force. Cebes' interpretation of the relationship between soul and body seems to interpret the soul as being the agent that remakes the body at every instant, causing it to undergo change. But like a tailor who is constantly remaking his clothes, the soul also will slowly wear out and die. In a Heraclitean worldview, not even the soul is immune to change.

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