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[477d] from another. But in the case of a faculty I look to one thing only—that to which it is related and what it effects,1 and it is in this way that I come to call2 each one of them a faculty, and that which is related to3 the same thing and accomplishes the same thing I call the same faculty, and that to another I call other. How about you, what is your practice?” “The same,” he said. “To return, then, my friend,” said I, “to science or true knowledge, do you say that it is a faculty and a power,

1 Cf. my note on Simplic.De An. 146. 21, Class. Phil. xvii. p. 143.

2 Cf. Ion 537 Dοὕτω καλῶ τὴν μὲν ἄλλην, τὴν δὲ ἄλλην τέχνην.

3 ἐπί: Cf. Parmenides 147 D-Eἕκαστον τῶν ὀνομάτων οὐκ ἐπί τινι καλεῖς;

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