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[99a] true opinion and knowledge—that guide rightly and a man guides rightly if he have these; for things that come about by chance do not occur through human guidance; but where a man is a guide to what is right we find these two things—true opinion and knowledge.

I agree.

Well now, since virtue is not taught, we no longer take it to be knowledge?

Apparently not.

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