“but if anything,For the
idiomatic A)LL' EI)/PER Cf.
Parmen. 150 B, Euthydem. 296 B,
Thompson on Meno,Excursus 2, pp. 258-264, Aristot.An.
Post. 91 b 33, Eth. Nic.
1101 a 12, 1136 b
25, 1155 b 30, 1168
a 12, 1174 a 27, 1180 b 27, Met.
1028 a 24, 1044 a
1371 a 16. a lack of ability, that
would prevent that. But you shall observe for yourself my zeal. And note
again how zealously and recklessly I am prepared to say that the state ought
to take up this pursuit in just the reverse of our present fashion.What Plato here deprecates Callicles in the
Gorgias recommends, 484 C-D.
language of the theory of
ideas to the “social tissue” here exactly as he
apples it to the making of a tool in the Cratylus 389 C.
In both cases there is a workman, the ideal pattern and the material in
which it is more or less perfectly embodied. Such passages are the
source of Aristotle's doctrine f matter and form. Cf. Met.
1044 a 25De part. an. 630 b
25-27, 640 b 24 f., 642 a 10 ff., De an. 403 b 3, Seller,
Aristot.(Eng.) i. p. 356. Cf. also
Gorg. 503 D-E, Polit. 306 C, 309 D and
Unity of Plato's Thought, pp. 31-32. Cf.
Alcinous,*EI)SAGWGH/ ii. (Teubner
vi. p. 153)A(\ KATA\ TO\N QEWRHTIKO\N BI/ON