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Single Idea 1567

[catalogued under 20. Action / C. Motives for Action / 3. Acting on Reason / b. Intellectualism]

Full Idea

If someone knows the nature of everything, how could he fail to be able also to act correctly in every case?

Gist of Idea

How could someone who knows everything fail to act correctly?

Source

Anon (Diss) (Dissoi Logoi - on Double Arguments [c.401 BCE], 8)

Book Reference

'The First Philosophers', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP 2000], p.297