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[896c] to say that we find soul to be prior to body, and body secondary and posterior, soul governing and body being governed according to the ordinance of nature.

Clinias
Yes, most veracious.

Athenian
We recollect, of course, that we previously agreed1 that if soul could be shown to be older than body, then the things of soul also will be older than those of body.

Clinias
Certainly we do.

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