ὮΠρωταγόρατεκαὶΣώκρατες: out of respect for Protagoras, Socrates naturally reverses the order of persons in the common address, cf. 311 d, 316 a. This order is found also in 353 a.
αὐτὸτοῦτο: in itself; justice in the abstract, as distinguished from the concrete objects which possess the quality. “Justice in itself must be just.” Cf. τοῦτοαὐτὸτὸπρᾶγμα below, and 360 e, 1. 3.
ἔστινἄρακτἑ.: is a further question of the supposed interlocutor.
Hermann Sauppe. James A. Towle. Commentary on Plato: Protagoras. Ginn & Company. Boston and London. 1889.
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