[161b] “Yes, they are unlike.” “Then if they are unlike the one, the one is evidently unlike the things which are unlike it.” “Evidently.” “Then the one possesses unlikeness in relation to which the others are unlike.” “So it appears.” “But if it possesses unlikeness to the others, must it not possess likeness to itself?” “How is that?” “If the one possesses unlikeness to the one, our argument will not be concerned with that which is of the nature of the one, and our hypothesis will not relate to the one, but to something other than one.”
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