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Abstract

Some interpreters take the arguments at 439D3–440C1 to argue for Forms. Some interpreters also believe that these arguments are elliptical or contain . I accept that the arguments are elliptical. However, I deny that they contain . I present the most natural construal of the text and argue that it neither trades on Forms nor postulates Forms. To make my case, I show that 439D3–440C1 has a modest end, which is to refute a particular notion of flux.

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