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[330a] I asked—wisdom and courage?

Most certainly, I should say, he replied and of the parts, wisdom is the greatest.

Each of them, I proceeded, is distinct from any other?

Yes.

Does each also have its particular function? Just as, in the parts of the face, the eye is not like the ears, nor is its function the same; nor is any of the other parts like another, in its function or in any other respect: in the same way, are the parts of virtue unlike each other,


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    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 309a
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 323e
    • James A. Towle, Commentary on Plato: Protagoras, 331a
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