Philosophers desire to know Knowledge of is of what is in an unqualified sense. It is about what is permanent and real belief or opinion is about what is part real, what is constantly varying, imperfect, qualified. Why suppose philosophers make better rulers?.
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belief or opinion is about what is part real, what is constantly varying, imperfect, qualified.
Just as a painter can make good likeness if they see what they are supposed to be painting, so a ruler can make a city just, only if the ruler knows what justice is.
If you rule on the basis of belief, you are like a painter painting a mountain, who has never seen a mountain.