reflection and thought.”
“It is.” “But now, what about the bigness and the
smallness of these objects? Is our vision's view of them adequate, and does it
make no difference to it whether one of them is situated1 outside or in the middle; and similarly of the
relation of touch, to thickness and thinness, softness and hardness? And are not
the other senses also defective in their reports of such things? Or is the
operation of each of them as follows?
1κεῖσθαι perhaps anticipates the
Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vols. 5 & 6 translated by Paul Shorey. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1969.
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