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[391b] how to give a name well to anything whatsoever. Is not that true?


Then our next task is to try to find out, if you care to know about it, what kind of correctness that is which belongs to names.

To be sure I care to know.

Then investigate.

How shall I investigate?

The best way to investigate, my friend, is with the help of those who know; and you make sure of their favour by paying them money. They are the sophists,

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    • R. G. Bury, The Symposium of Plato, 209A
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