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BOOK IV

"Certainly."
" Assume now that there were any other four things, and that we were searching for one of them anywhere. As soon as we had discovered this in advance of the others, our research would be accomplished; and if we knew the other three first, from this very circumstance the thing sought would be found; for clearly it could now be no other than the one left."
" Rightly spoken," he said.
" Must we then employ a like method of inquiry about the virtues, since they, too, are four in number?"
" Clearly we must."
" Well then, in my opinion, that which first reveals itself in our inquiry is prudence; and concerning this virtue a peculiar thing comes to light."
" What is that?" he asked.
" The State which we have described is, I think, really wise, for it is prudent in counsel; is it not?"
" Yes."
" And in sooth this very thing, good counsel, is evidently a kind of knowledge; for it is not by ignorance, I suppose, but by knowledge that men give good counsel."
" Evidently."
" But there are in the State many and diverse kinds of knowledge."
" Doubtless."
" Is it then owing to the knowledge of its carpenters

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