ἀπαιδευσίας: in contrast to the παιδεία on which Callicles and Polus prided themselves. See on 461 b, c.

ὥσπερ οὖν ἡγεμόνι: the λόγος is treated as a living being, to whose guidance one can trust himself. It is the principle from which all other moral regulations proceed.

οὗτος: finds its explanation in καὶ . . . τεθνάναι.

34 f. For the conclusion, cf. Phaedo 114 c ἀλλὰ τούτων δὴ ἕνεκα χρὴ ὧν διεληλύθαμεν πᾶν ποιεῖν, ὥστε ἀρετῆς καὶ φρονήσεως ἐν τῷ βίῳ μετασχεῖν: καλὸν γὰρ τὸ ἆθλον καὶ ἐλπὶς μεγάλη.

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