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[170a] Because, Socrates, the two things are the same.

I daresay, I said; but I am afraid I am still my old self: I still do not see how knowing what one knows and does not know is the same as the other.

How do you mean? he asked.

In this way, I replied: will a science of science, if such exists, be able to do more than determine that one of two things is science, and the other is not science?

No, only that.


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