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ὁμόνοιαν καὶ φιλίαν. The conception of δικαιοσύνη which meets us in Book IV 433 A—434 E is dimly outlined here. ἐν ἐλευθέροις κτλ.: ‘whether it makes its appearance among freemen or among slaves.’ Plato wishes to emphasize the universality of the rule, and that is why he specifies the two classes into which society is divided. Cf. Gorg. 514 D, 515 A. It is less natural and easy to construe (with Tucker) ‘in a society where there are both freemen and slaves.’
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