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1 The whole passage illustrates the psychology of 440 B ff.
3 Perhaps a latent allusion to Hesiod, Works and Days 278.
4 Cf. “the inward man,”Romans vii. 22, 2 Cor. iv. 16, Ephes. iii. 16.
5 Cf. Arnold, Culture and Anarchy, p. 10 “Religion says: ‘The kingdom of God is within you’; and culture, in like manner, places human perfection in an internal condition, in the growth and predominance of our humanity proper, as distinguished from our animality.”
6 Cf. Gorg. 516 A-B.
7 Cf. Theaet. 167 B-C, and What Plato Said, p. 456, on Euthyphro 2 D.
8 Cf. 441 A.
10 Plato always maintains that wrong-doing is involuntary and due to ignorance. Cf. What Plato Said, p. 640 on Laws 860 D.
11 Cf. 501 B, Tennyson, “Locksley Hall Sixty Years after,”in fine,“The highest Human Nature is divine.”
12 Cf. Matt. xvi.26, Mark viii. 36, “What shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” A typical argumentum ex contrario. Cf. 445 A-B and Vol. I. p. 40, note c. On the supreme value of the soul Cf. Laws 726-728, 743 E, 697 B, 913 B, 959 A-B. Cf. 585 D.
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