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BOOK VII

" But what about the comparative greatness or smallness of these fingers? Does sight accurately distinguish this point, and is it a matter of indifference to it whether one of them is in the middle or at the extremity? And in like manner does touch accurately distinguish thickness and thinness, hardness and softness? And is not the report of the other senses upon all such matters quite defective? Or does not each of them behave in this way-to begin with, the sense designed-to determine what is hard can reach its decision only after determining what is soft, and it reports to the soul that the same thing is both hard and soft when it perceives this to be the case?"
" Quite so."
" And is it not then inevitable that under such circumstances the soul should be perplexed as to what this present sensation means by hard, when it reports the same thing as being also soft? And must not the soul be in doubt as to what the sensation of light and the sensation of heavy mean by light and heavy, if they report the one that the heavy is light and the other that the light is heavy ? "
" Yes," he said, " these communications must appear remarkable to the soul, and they will require careful consideration."
" Naturally then," I said, " in such instances the soul first calls in the aid of calculation and reflection seeking to determine whether each of the matters announced is one or two."
" No doubt."

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