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Plato Bilingual Anthology : SEARCHING FOR THE THINGS' REASON

from Politicus, * 285.d-286.b, Theaetetus * 155.d, 173c-176a, translated by B. Jowett

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from THEAETETUS

SOCR. I see, my dear Theaetetus, that Theodorus had a true insight into your nature when he said that you were a philosopher, for wonder is the feeling of a philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. He was not a bad genealogist who said that Iris [in Cratylus related with dialectic - cf. Cratylus 398d and 408b. Elpenor's note.] is the child of Thaumas [Wonder]. (...)

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ΣΩ. Θεόδωρος γάρ͵ ὦ φίλε͵ φαίνεται οὐ κακῶς τοπάζειν περὶ τῆς φύσεώς σου. μάλα γὰρ φιλοσόφου τοῦτο τὸ πάθος͵ τὸ θαυμάζειν· οὐ γὰρ ἄλλη ἀρχὴ φιλοσοφίας ἢ αὕτη͵ καὶ ἔοικεν ὁ τὴν Ἶριν Θαύμαντος ἔκγονον φήσας οὐ κακῶς γενεαλογεῖν. (...)

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