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[57b] and therefore it has introduced the present subject and is considering whether there is one kind of knowledge purer than another, as one pleasure is purer than another.

That is very clear; it was evidently introduced with that object.

Well, had not the discussion already found in what preceded that the various arts had various purposes and various degrees of exactness?


And after having given an art a single name in what has preceded, thereby making us think that it was a single art,

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