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οἴσομεν . Θ with two Vienna MSS reads θήσομεν, which is also a correction in Cesenas M. θήσομεν was likewise conjectured by Cobet. A precise parallel is hard to find; but φέρειν is used elsewhere of the operations of the mind (cf. 478 B), and θήσομεν would not be likely to suffer corruption, especially as εἰς τί γένος τίθης occurs just before.

δόξα. Instead of δόξα O. Schneider (Versuch ein. genet. Entw. d. Pl. ἀγαθόν p. 13) would read δύναμις, but δυνάμεθα should of course be taken in its full etymological sense.

πῶς γὰρ ἂν -- τιθείη. The infallibility of knowledge is a cardinal principle with Plato: cf. Gorg. 454 D and Theaet. 152 C, 186 C ff. See Zeller^{4} II 1, p. 591.

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