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ὥσπερ ἐλέγομεν. III 411 E —412 A. This passage enables us to identify the λογιστικόν with the φιλόσοφον of Books II—III. See on 439 D, and cf. Krohn Pl. St. p. 57. τὸ μέν: i.e. τὸ λογιστικόν, as τὸ δέ is τὸ θυμοειδές. As the subject to the participles is κρᾶσις, we see again that Plato did not intend ‘Music’ and Gymnastic each to affect one part of Soul exclusively. It is curious however that the participles here describe the effect of music only: for it is music (not gymnastic) which ἐπιτείνει τὸ φιλόσοφον: see on ὄπως ἂν—προσήκοντος III 411 E. The partial ignoring of gymnastic in this passage is perhaps premonitory of the intellectualism of VI and VII: cf. on 439 D and E.
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