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[963c] just as I, on behalf of many others, defined their objects for you?

We are totally unable to do so.

Well then, can you declare that we need zeal in discerning both the object itself as a whole and the forms it assumes?

Illustrate what you mean by “the forms” you speak of.

For example, when we said that there are four forms of virtue, obviously, since there are four, we must assert that each is a separate one.


And yet we call them all by one name: we assert that courage is virtue, and wisdom virtue,

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