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[145d] or do anything that we know by rule of art? What do you call him who knows what is better done by rule of that particular art? Do you not say that he who goes by the rules of riding is a good rider?

I do.

And the rules of boxing, I suppose, make a good boxer, and those of flute-playing a good flute-player, and so, on the same lines,1 I presume, with the rest; or is there any difference?

No, it is as you say.

Then do you think it inevitable that he who has some knowledge about these things should also be a wise man,

1 ἀνὰ λόγον occurs, with the genitive, in Plat. Tim. 29c; the normal Platonic phrase for our passage is ὡσαύτως.

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