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Plato, Republic, Book 1, section 345e (search)
alike in political and private rule. Why, do you think that the rulers and holders of office in our cities—the true rulersSee on 343 B, Aristotle Eth. Nic. 1102 a 8. The new point that good rulers are reluctant to take office is discussed to 347 E, and recalled later, 520 D. See Newman, l.c. pp. 244-245, Dio Cass. xxxvi. 27. 1.—willingly hold office and rule?” “I don't think,” he said, “I know right well they do.”“But what of other forms of rule, Thrasymachus? Do you not perceive that no one chooses of his own will to hold the office of rule, but they demand pay, which implies that not to them will benefit accrue from their holding office but to those
Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 436b (search)
and generation and their kind, or whether it is with the entire soulThe questions debated by psychologists from Aristotle (Eth. Nic. 1102 a 31) to the present day is still a matter of rhetoric, poetry, and point of view rather than of strict science. For some purposes we must treat the “faculties” of the mind as distinct entities, for others we must revert to the essential unity of the soul. Cf. Arnold's “Lines on Butler's Sermons” and my remarks in The Assault on Humanism. Plato himself is well aware of this, and in different dialogues emphasizes the aspect that suits his purpose. There is no contradiction between this passage and Phaedo 68 C, 82 C, and Republic x.
Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 439b (search)
B, Phaedrus 238 C. The practical moral truth of this is independent of our metaphysical psychology. Plato means that the something which made King David refuse the draught purchased by the blood of his soldiers and Sir Philip Sidney pass the cup to a wounded comrade is somehow different than the animal instinct which it overpowers. Cf. Aristotle Eth. Nic. 1102 b 24, Laws 863 E. when thirsty it must be something different in it from that which thirsts and drives it like a beastCf. 589, Epistle 335 B. Cf. Descartes, Les Passions de l'âme, article xlvii: “En quoi consistent les combats qu'on a coutume d'imaginer entre la partie inférieure et la supérieure de l'âme.” He says in effect
Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 439d (search)
e LO/GOS), Theaetetus 186 CA)NALOGI/SMATA PRO/S TE OU)SI/AN KAI\ W)FE/LEIAN, and Laws 644 D. Aristotle Eth. 1139 a 12 somewhat differently. and that with which it loves, hungers, thirsts, and feels the flutterE)PTO/HTAI: almost technical, as in Sappho's ode, for the flutter of desire.A)LO/GISTON, though applied here to the E)PIQUMHTIKO/N only, suggests the bipartite division of Aristotle, Eth. Nic. 1102 a 28. and titillation of other desires, the irrational and appetitive—companionSo the bad steed which symbolizes the E)PIQUMHTIKO/N in Phaedrus 253 E is A)LAZONEI/AS E(TAI=ROS. of various repletions and pleasures.” “It would not be unreasonable but quite natu