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Quotation by Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits; it is evidently equally foolish to accept probable reasoning from a mathematician and to demand from a rhetorician demonstrative proofs.
Aristotle (384–323 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Nicomachean Ethics 1.4; 1094a24-26, The Complete Works of Aristotle, trans. by Jowett, ed. Jonathan Barnes Princeton, Princeton University Press (1985).
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