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Single Idea 2144

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / a. Form of the Good]

Full Idea

It is goodness which gives the things we know their truth and makes it possible for people to have knowledge.

Gist of Idea

Goodness makes truth and knowledge possible


Plato (The Republic [c.374 BCE], 508e)

Book Reference

Plato: 'Republic', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP 1993], p.236