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[42] These bases are said to contain others as well, because quantity is sometimes concerned with conjectural bases, as in the question whether the sun is bigger than the earth, and sometimes with qualitative bases, as in the question what reward or punishment it would be just to assign to some particular person, while questions of competence undoubtedly are concerned with quality, and definition with questions of competence.1

1 See ยง 11 and the case cited in 38, where the accused would argue that he was guilty not of sacrilege, but of simple theft.

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