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INTRODUCTION

the poet, if rightly understood, are in complete accord with the ethics of the average Greek, whose ambition was to be
" Grim to his foes, and kindly to his friends,
For of such is the life most glorious;"(1)
but the Platonic Socrates shows us a more excellent way: "We ought not to do wrong at all, nor should we, as the mass of men think, retaliate when unjustly treated, seeing that we ought never to commit any injustice at all."(2)
As Socrates in Book I, the ethical prologue of the Republic, elaborates and supports by the dialectic process his version of the golden rule so alien to Greek thought, Polemarchus at first bewildered by the strangeness of the doctrine is finally convinced of its truth ; but Thrasymachus, the arch sophist, can not abide such nonsense; he watches his opportunity, and, at the first pause in the argument, he rushes into the fray and begins his tirade with the fury of a wild beast. Confident that Wisdom dwells with him he heaps terms of derision upon the philosophy of Socrates. Might, he maintains, is right, and justice is the interest of the stronger. In despite of the temptation to retort in kind, the wise man, throughout this stormy episode, keeps himself mild and serene. The skirmishing with

1. Eur., Medea, 809 f.
2. Crito 49 B.

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