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[74] The following is a similar example. “You ought to be punished.” “I ought not.” The judge will decide whether he should be punished, but it is not with this that the question or the basis is concerned. Where then does the question lie? “You ought to be punished, for you have killed a man.” “I did not kill him.” The question is whether he killed him. “I ought to receive some honour.” “You ought not.” Does this involve a basis? I think not. “I ought to receive some honour for killing a tyrant.” “You did not kill him.” Here there is a question and a basis1 as well.

1 sc. the conjectural.

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