Author Topic: ἀναγκαιότεραι μὲν οὖν πᾶσαι ταύτης, ἀμείνων δ᾽ οὐδεμία -> accordingly, although all other sciences are more necessary than this, none is more excellent (Aristotle, Metaphysics A 983a10)  (Read 656 times)

00sanchez

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ἀναγκαιότεραι μὲν οὖν πᾶσαι ταύτης, ἀμείνων δ᾽ οὐδεμία.

This is from Aristotle's Metaphysics, and I was wondering if this is a direct translation to "accordingly, although all other sciences are more necessary than this, none is more excellent", which is how it is translated in my text. I have been unable to get in touch with my old ancient philosophy professor, so I was wondering if someone here could help. Thank you.
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We can indeed confirm your translation of this beautiful passage (Aristotle, Metaphysics A 983a10) about Wisdom (σοφία).
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