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[185c] neither hearing nor sight, but something else.

Of course it is,—the faculty exerted through the tongue.

Very good. But through what organ is the faculty exerted which makes known to you that which is common to all things, as well as to these of which we are speaking—that which you call being and not-being, and the other attributes of things, about which we were asking just now? What organs will you assign for all these, through which that part of us which perceives gains perception of each and all of them?

You mean being and not-being, and likeness and unlikeness, and identity and difference,

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