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BOOK VII

For they speak of squaring, applying, adding and the like, as if they were engaged in some industrial pursuits, and all their demonstrations had a practical end in view ; whereas, the whole aim and object of this science is knowledge."
" That is undoubtedly true."
" Must not this point also be conceded?"
" What point? "
" That geometry aims at the knowledge of what always is, and not of what is successively becoming somewhat and perishing."
" That is readily conceded : geometrical knowledge certainly deals with what eternally exists."
" Then, my excellent friend, geometry will have a tendency to attract the soul toward truth, and to create the philosophic spirit, thus helping us to raise aloft what (13) we now perversely turn down."
" Indeed," he said, " as an aid to the attainment of this end there is nothing more effective than geometry."
" Therefore nothing," I said, " should be more earnestly urged than that the inhabitants of your model State should not neglect geometry. For even the incidental advantages of the science are not slight."
" What are they ?" he asked.

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