previous next

[155e] and all the similar attributes which pertain to other things pertain also to the one.” “That is perfectly true.”

“Let us discuss the matter once more and for the third time. If the one is such as we have described it, being both one and many and neither one nor many, and partakes of time, must it not, because one is, sometimes partake of being, and again because one is not, sometimes not partake of being?” “Yes, it must.” “And can one, when it partakes of being, not partake of it, or partake of it when it does not partake of it?” “No, it cannot.” “Then it partakes at one time and does not partake at another; for that is the only way in which it can partake and not partake of the same thing.”

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Greek (1903)
hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: