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The Gods had made, nor wise in aught beside.
” Hence it is clear that Wisdom must be the most perfect of the modes of knowledge.  The wise man therefore must not only know the conclusions that follow from his first principles, but also have a true conception of those principles themselves. Hence Wisdom must be a combination of Intelligence and Scientific Knowledge6: it must be a consummated knowledge7
1 i.e., not exclusively: see 7.3.
2 See 3.4, first note.
3 Cf. 3.1. Art is here omitted from the list.
4 νοῦς now receives its special sense （see 2.1, note） of a particular virtue of the intellect, viz. that faculty of rational intuition whereby it correctly apprehends （by process of induction, see 3.3） undemonstrable first principles. It is thus a part of σοφία （7.3,5）.
5 The sense rather requires ‘wise in some particular thing,’ but the expression is assimilated to the quotation.
6 See 6.1, 2.