Laches by Plato
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Philosophical Issues in Aristotle’s Biology (Cambridge, ), – at , relies on the consensus reading of the qua-phrase. Among detractors, Charles, Action, –, and Kostman, ‘Deﬁnition’, cite problems in ascribing to Aristotle the view that change is an actuality, while R. Heinaman, ‘Kosman on Activity and Change’ [‘Kosman’], Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, (), –, raises a quite compelling objection to a feature of Kosman’s proposal as stated, but which, I shall suggest, Kosman can safely give up; see n.
That which receives things that are to a lesser degree would be ﬁlled less truly and securely and would receive more untrustworthy and less true pleasure ( –). Critical attention has focused on (vi), but premiss (v) is undoubtedly just as important. When Socrates considers the pleasures enjoyed by those who are focused on bodily delights, it is Cf. ’; see also C. Bobonich, Plato’s Utopia Recast (Oxford, ), –. James Warren not coincidental that he casts such people and their pleasures in decidedly bestial terms.