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[257d] has a name of its own; hence there are many arts, as they are called, and kinds of knowledge, or sciences.

Yes, certainly.

And the same is true, by their nature, of the parts of the other, though it also is one concept.

Perhaps; but let us discuss the matter and see how it comes about.

Is there a part of the other which is opposed to the beautiful?

There is.

Shall we say that this is nameless or that it has a name?

That it has one; for that which in each case we call not-beautiful is surely the other of the nature of the beautiful and of nothing else.

Now, then, tell me something more.

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