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Some arts, however, are based on examination, that is to say on the knowledge and proper appreciation of things, as for instance astronomy, [p. 347] which demands no action, but is content to understand the subject of its study: such arts are called theoretical. Others again are concerned with action: this is their end, which is realised in action, so that, the action once performed, nothing more remains to do: these arts we style practical, and dancing will provide us with an example.

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