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[400a] to Euthyphro and his followers; for I think they would despise this attempt and would consider it cheap talk. Now see if you like the new one.

Hermogenes
I am listening.

Socrates
Do you think there is anything which holds and carries the whole nature of the body, so that it lives and moves, except the soul?

Hermogenes
No; nothing.

Socrates
Well, and do you not believe the doctrine of Anaxagoras, that it is mind or soul which orders and holds the nature of all things?

Hermogenes
I do.


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