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[163a] such important matters.”

That would not be right, Socrates; neither you nor we would think so.

Apparently, then, you and Theodorus mean we must look at the matter in a different way.

Yes, certainly in a different way.

Well, then, let us look at it in this way, raising the question whether knowledge is after all the same as perception, or different. For that is the object of all our discussion, and it was to answer that question than we stirred up all these strange doctrines, was it not?

Most assuredly.

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