60Vlastos refers us to Symp. 211a. Substituting F for Beauty, we obtain 1) F in one respect, not F in another, 2) F at one time, but not F at another, 3) F in relation to some things, not F in relation to others, and 4) F here, not F elsewhere, F for some, not F for others.

61T. H. Irwin 4.

62Cf. Irwin 5. I will not go into Irwin's arguments except to say that his demonstrations of Plato's reference to s-change and a-change are fairly uncontroversial.

63The Phaedo and its discussion of 'equality' clearly indicate this.

64Cherniss 1-2.

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