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And is it not just the same with the “fairness” of studies also?

Doubtless; and this time, Socrates, your definition is quite fair, when you define what is fair by pleasure and good.

And foul by their opposites, pain and evil?

That needs must follow.

Thus when of two fair things one is fairer, the cause is that it surpasses in either one or both of these effects, either in pleasure, or in benefit, or in both.


And again, when one of two foul things is fouler,

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