M. Burnyeat – The Theaetetus of Plato
S: What is knowledge?
T: Knowledge is true judgment. Judging truly is at least something free of mistakes and everything that
results from it is admirable and good.
S: Lawyers can use their art to produce conviction not by teaching people, but by making them judge
whatever they themselves choose.
T: They can persuade them.
S: By ‘persuading them’, you mean ‘causing them to judge’?
S: Suppose the jury has been persu