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περὶ ὧν τοὺς τόπους λέγομεν] (περὶ τούτων περὶ ὧν): to which we apply the term ‘the τόποι’, par excellence; the κοινοὶ τόποι, namely. See below, § 22; and for this treatment of them, II 19.

ἴδια δέ, ὅσα ἐκ τῶν περὶ ἕκαστον εἶδος καὶ γένος προτάσεων ἐστί] εἶδος καὶ γένος, species or genus, whichever you please. In any classification the same member may be either genus or species, according as it is regarded from above or below: Physics and Mathematics, for example, are either species in relation to the genus Philosophy, or again genera in relation to the subordinate species, Psychology (so all the ancient philosophers) and Natural History of the one, and Geometry and Arithmetic of the other. Only the summum genus and the infima species are not thus interchangeable.

κἀκεῖνα μὲνἔμφρονα] ‘The former, the κοινοὶ τόποι, will make no one any the wiser, will convey no intelligence or instruction to any one, about any class of things’. This is the διδασκαλία or genuine instruction that belongs to science, διδασκαλίας γάρ ἐστιν κατὰ τὴν ἐπιστήμην λόγος (I 1, 12; see note on p. 23); comp. I 4, 4, διὰ τὸ μήτε τῆς ῥητορικῆς εἶναι τέχνης, ἀλλ᾽ ἐμφρονεστέρας καὶ μᾶλλον ἀληθινῆς. Plato has employed the word in the. same way, Legg. VII 14, 809 D τοὺς δὲ ἀνθρώπους περὶ αὐτὰ μᾶλλον ἔμφρονας ἀπεργάζωνται.—ἔμφρων belongs to the class of adjectives compounded with ἐν, in which the preposition expresses the indwelling or inherence of something in something else, ἔμψυχος (with soul in it, containing life, animated), ἔνθεος, ἔννους, ἔνθηρος, ἔμπνους, ἔμψοφος, ἔγχυμος, ἔντριχος, ἔνδικος, ἔντομα (insects), Ar. Hist. An. IV 1, 5, ἔστι δ᾽ ἔντομα ὅσα κατὰ τοὔνομα ἐστὶν ἐντομὰς ἔχοντα κ.τ.λ.

ἄλλην ἐπιστήμην τῆς διαλεκτικῆς] ἄλλος, a comparative in form as well as in sense, naturally, like ἕτερος, διάφορος, διαφέρων, et sim., takes the same construction, with the genitive. On the comparative form of ἄλλος see Donaldson, New Crat. §§ 165, 166.

οὐκέτι] See note on I 1, 7 on ἤδη &c. esp. p. 14.

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