d in others one of the other two, as it may
happen?” “That is so,” he said. “And
that is why we say that the primary classesCf. my review of Jowett in A.J.P. xiii. p. 366, which
Adam quotes and follows and Jowett and Campbell
(Republic) adopt. For the three types of men cf. also
Phaedo 68 C, 82 C. Stewart, Aristot. Eth.
Nic. p. 60 (1095 b 17), says,
“The three lives mentioned by Aristotle here answer to the
three classes of men distinguished by Plato (Rep. 581). .
. . Michelet and Grant point out that this threefold division occurs in
a metaphor attributed to Pythagoras by Heracleides Ponticus
(apudCic.Tusc. v. 3). . . .
“ Cf. Aristot.Eth. Nic.
“excel others in love of honor, which is the strongest
incentive to deeds of honor and renown” (Marchant, Loeb tr.).
Cf. Epist. 320 A, Symp. 178 D, and also
Xen.Cyrop. i. 2. 1, Mem. iii. i.
10.?” I said; “does he not regard the pleasure
that comes from money as vulgarCf.
1095 b 16, and on 528 E. and low, and
again that of learning, save in so far as the knowledge confers honor, mere
fumeCf. Blaydes on
Aristoph.Clouds 920, and Turgeniev's novel,
Smoke. and moonshine?” “It
is so,” he said. “And what,” said I,
“are we to suppose the philosopher thinks of the other pleasures
ff. and 32 E the reality of the neutral state has to be proved, it would
be that the Philebus is earlier, which it is
not.” “There is.” “Is it not
intermediate between them, and in the mean,For E)N ME/SW| Cf.
Phileb. 35 E. being a kind of quietude of the soul
in these respects? Or is not that your notion of it?”
“It is that,” said he. “Do you not recall the
things men say in sickness?” “What sort of
things?” “Why, that after all there is nothing sweeter
than to be well,Cf. perhaps
Phileb. 45 B, Aristot.Eth. Nic.
1095 a 24, and Heracleit.fr.
111, Diels i.3 p. 99NOU=SOS U(GIEI/HN E)POI/HSEN
n the earthCf. Milton,
Comus,“Ne'er looks to heaven amid its gorgeous
feast,” Rossetti, “Nineveh,”in
fine,“That set gaze never on the sky,”
etc. Cf. S. O. Dickermann, De Argumentis quibusdam ap.
Xenophontem, Platonem, Aristotelem obviis e structura hominis et
animalium petitis,Halle, 1909, who
lists Plato's Symp. 190 A, Rep. 586 A,
Cratyl. 396 B, 409 C, Tim. 90 A, 91 E,
and many other passages. and heads bowed down over their tables
they feast like cattle,Cf.
1095 b 20BOSKHMA/TWN
BI/ON. Cf. What Plato Said, p. 611, on
Phileb., in fine.