: shows that dir. disc. follows ὅτι
μὴ οὐ . . . ἔμμεναι
: for the double neg. after οὐκ ἔστι
, see G. 263, 1, N.; H. 1034. See on 352 d
.—Socrates for the present passes unnoticed the use of ἔμμεναι
instead of γενέσθαι
, a distinction which Simonides had not at all in mind. The true thought of the poet, Socrates gives in e below.
: cf. 343 c
One is tempted to ascribe ἐν πλοίου ἀρχῇ
to Simonides, but cf. in 344 e
the introduction of εἰς γράμματα
as an illustrative example, without οἷον
or other indication that it is Socrates's illustration.
: on the doctrine that the change to a condition presupposes the opposite condition, assumed in this argument of Socrates, cf. Phaedo
70 e ἀναγκαῖον ὅσοις ἔστι τι ἐναντίον, μηδαμόθεν ἄλλοθεν αὐτὸ γίγνεσθαι ἢ ἐκ τοῦ αὐτῷ ἐναντίου it is necessary that whatever thing has an opposite be generated from no other source than from that opposite.
: to be connected with καταβάλοι
, and then with καθέλοι
. Cf. 345 a