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22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / e. Good as knowledge

[goodness is intelligence and knowledge]

6 ideas
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance [Socrates, by Diog. Laertius]
Only knowledge of some sort is good [Plato]
Pleasure is commonly thought to be the good, though the more ingenious prefer knowledge [Plato]
Supreme cleverness is knowledge of the real value of things [Rochefoucauld]
All other things being equal, a universe with more understanding is better [Ross]
Morality is not entirely social; a good moral character should love truth [Ross]