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draws and raises upwards, using as handmaids and helpers in the work of conversion the sciences which we have discussed. These, in conformity with custom, we have often called sciences, but they should have some other name intermediate between the obscurity of opinion and the clearness of science; and this farther back(19) in the course of our conversation was termed understanding. But, as I think, we must not dispute about names, while we have awaiting us matters of such importance to be considered."
" That," he said, " is rightly spoken; [we only need a term which when applied to a mental state shall clearly indicate what concept it describes.]"
" At any rate," I proceeded, "it is sufficient for us, as before,(20) to call the first of the four divisions science, the second understanding, the third belief, and the fourth conjecture; opinion standing for the two latter collectively considered, intelligence for the two former. Opinion is concerned with becoming, intelligence with being; and as being is to becoming, so is intelligence to opinion; and as intelligence is to opinion, so is science to belief and understanding to conjecture. But let us, Glaucon, omit the proportion of the subjects to which these terms apply, the subjects, I mean, of opinion and intelligence, and the subdivision in detail of each one of them, lest we become involved

19 In Book VI, p379-381 D.
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