[301b] Are you at a loss there? I asked: already I was attempting to imitate the cleverness of these men, I was so eager to get it.Can I help being at a loss, he said, I and likewise everybody else in the world, in face of what cannot be?What is that you say, Dionysodorus? I asked: is not the beautiful beautiful, and the ugly ugly?Yes, if it seems so to me, he replied.Then does it seem so?Certainly, he said.Then the same also is the same, and the different different? For I presume the different cannot be the same; nay, I thought
This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
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.