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BOOK VII

" It must be so."
" But surely calculation and arithmetic have to do exclusively with number."
" No doubt."
" And these, apparently, lead us towards truth."
" Yes, in a wonderful way."
" We may then, as it appears, include them, among the studies which we are seeking for. Indeed a knowledge of them is indispensable to the military man in marshalling his troops ; to the philosopher as well, because he must rise above what is transitory and lay hold of true being; otherwise he can never become a real arithmetician."
" That is certain."
" But our guardian is at once a soldier and a philosopher."
" No doubt he is."
" It will be proper then, my dear Glaucon, to make the study of this subject a legal requirement, and to persuade those who are destined to occupy the highest official stations in the State to devote themselves to the science of reckoning, not in any superficial method, but to persevere until, by dint of sheer reflection, they come to look at the nature of numbers; to use them, not after the manner of merchants and shopkeepers, in buying and selling, but to apply them to the science of war, and to assist the soul herself in rising from transitory things toward truth and being."
" Admirably spoken."
" And verily," I said, " seeing we have entered upon the discussion of this science which treats of

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