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[189e] have a thought either of both things together or of one or the other of them?

Theaetetus
Yes, it must; either of both at the same time or in succession.

Socrates
Excellent. And do you define thought as I do?

Theaetetus
How do you define it?

Socrates
As the talk which the soul has with itself about any subjects which it considers. You must not suppose that I know this that I am declaring to you. But the soul, as the image presents itself to me, when it thinks, is merely conversing with itself, asking itself questions and answering,


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