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[486e] to the aspect of the ideal1 reality in all things.” “Assuredly.” “Tell me, then, is there any flaw in the argument? Have we not proved the qualities enumerated to be necessary and compatible2 with one another for the soul that is to have a sufficient and perfect apprehension of reality?”

1 ἰδέαν is not exactly “idea.” Cf. Cratyl. 389 B, What Plato Said, p. 358 on Euthyph. 6 D, ibid. p. 560 on Rep. 369 A and p. 585 on Parmen. 130 C-D. Cf. Class. Phil. xx. (1925) p. 347.

2 Lit. “following on upon the other.” Cf. Tim. 27 Cἑπομένως, Laws 844 E.

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