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[219c]

Theaetetus
Agreed.

Stranger
And after this comes the whole class of learning and that of acquiring knowledge, and money making, and fighting, and hunting. None of these is creative, but they are all engaged in coercing, by deeds or words, things which already exist and have been produced, or in preventing others from coercing them; therefore all these divisions together might very properly be called acquisitive art.

Theaetetus
Yes, that would be proper.

Stranger
Then since acquisitive and productive art comprise


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