thus feel in this wayAlocus
classicus for Plato's anticipation of objections. Cf. 475 B,
Theaet. 166 A-B, Rep. 609 C, 438-439,
and Apelt, Republic, p. 492. Plato does it more tactfully
than Isocrates, e.g.Demon. 44.: They think that
owing to their inexperience in the game of question and answerCf. Apelt, Aufsätze,
p. 73, Minto, Logic,
Induction and Deduction, pp. 4 ff.; also
Gorg. 461 D, 462 A, Soph. 230 B.
they are at every question led astrayCf.
Phaedrus 262 B. a little bit by the argument,
and when these bits are accumulated at the conclusion of the discussion
mighty is their fallCf. 451 A, and
Theaet. 166 A, 168 A, 53