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[262a] and may thereby cause that which is now sought among a double number of things to be sought among half as many?

Younger Socrates
I am quite willing to try. I think one kind is the care of men, the other that of beasts.

You made the division with perfect willingness and courage. However, let us do our best not to fall again into your error.

Younger Socrates
What error?

We must not take a single small part, and set it off against many large ones, nor disregard species in making our division.

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