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φιλόσοφον -- εἶναι. The theory of Ideas is not a democratic philosophy. With Plato's attitude here to οἱ πολλοί cf. Gorg. 474 A τοῖς δὲ πολλοῖς οὐδὲ διαλέγομαι.

καὶ -- δή. Cf. 490 C note

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