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Aristotle - index for METAPHYSICA Book 1 Part 1

How wisdom is distinguished from other knowledge

  
Paragraph 1 All men by nature desire to know.
Paragraph 2 By nature animals are born with the faculty of sensation, and from sensation memory is produced in some of them, though not in others.
Paragraph 3 The animals other than man live by appearances and memories, and have but little of connected experience;
Paragraph 4 With a view to action experience seems in no respect inferior to art, and men of experience succeed even better than those who have theory without experience.
Paragraph 5 Again, we do not regard any of the senses as Wisdom;
Paragraph 6 At first he who invented any art whatever that went beyond the common perceptions of man was naturally admired by men, not only because there was something useful in the inventions, but because he was thought wise and superior to the rest.
Paragraph 7 We have said in the Ethics what the difference is between art and science and the other kindred faculties;


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