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I should say that is the next thing we have to consider.

Well now, surely we call virtue a good thing, do we not, and our hypothesis stands, that it is good?

Certainly we do.

Then if there is some good apart and separable from knowledge, it may be that virtue is not a kind of knowledge; but if there is nothing good that is not embraced by knowledge, our suspicion that virtue is a kind of knowledge would be well founded.

Quite so.

Now it is by virtue that we are good?


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