The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Alcibiades I by Plato:|
singly and many individuals of the things which he knows? The grammarian,
for example, can persuade one and he can persuade many about letters.
SOCRATES: And about number, will not the same person persuade one and
SOCRATES: And this will be he who knows number, or the arithmetician?
ALCIBIADES: Quite true.
SOCRATES: And cannot you persuade one man about that of which you can
ALCIBIADES: I suppose so.