§ 16. Continuation: σοφία (Met I, 2; 1. Teil). The fourth essential moment of σοφία: the autonomy of its ἀληθεύειν (ἑαυτῆς ἕνεκεν. μὴ πρὸς χρῆσιν). 83
a) What is thematic in σοφία. The ἀγαθόν as τέλος and ultimate οὗ ἕνεκα; as αἴτιον and ἀρχή: as object of pure θεωρεῖν. 84
b) The origin of σοφία in Dasein itself. Θαυμάζειν and ἀπορεῖν as origin of philosophy. The tendency in Dasein itself toward pure θεωρεῖν. 86
§ 17. Summary: The modes of ἀληθεύειν as modifications of self-orienting Dasein. 89

Chapter Three

The Question of the Priority of φρόνησις or σοφία as the Highest
Mode of ἀληθεύειν (Met. I, 2, part 2; Nic. Eth. VI, 7-1 0, X, 6-7)

§ 18. The divinity of σοφία and the questionableness of σοφία as a possibility of man (Met. I, 2; part 2). Σοφία as constant dwelling with the ἀεί. Human Dasein as "slave" (δούλη) of ἀναγκαῖα and ἄλλως ἔχοντα. The priority of σοφία with respect to ἀληθεύειν. 91
§ 19. Φρόνησις as the proper possibility of man, and the rejection of φρόνησις as "σοφία". (Nic. Eth. VI, 7; part 2). The gravity of φρόνησις. The ἀκρότατον ἀγαθόν ἀνθρώπινον as object of φρόνησις. The ἄριστον ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ as object of σοφία. Predelineation of ontological superiority as criterion of the priority of σοφία. 93
§ 20. More radical conception of φρόνησις (Nic. Eth. VI, 8-9) 95
a) Φρόνησις as πρακτικὴ ἕξις (Nic. Eth. VI, 8)95
b) The mode of origin of φρόνησις and ἐπιστήμη (Nic. Eth. VI, 9). Φρόνησις: ἐξ ἐμπειρίας (life experience). Mathematics: δι' ἀφαιρέσεως. 96
§ 21. Exposition of the further tasks: the relation of φρόνησις and of σοφία to the ἀρχαί. Σοφία: νοῦς καὶ ἐπιστήμη. The task of the clarification of the βουλεύεσθαι of the mode of carrying out φρόνησις. 98
§ 22. Εὐβουλία as the mode of carrying out φρόνησις (Nic. Eth. VI, 10) 99
a) The structure of the βουλεύεσθαι 100
α) Structural analysis of action. The constitutive moments of action. Ἀρχή and τέλος of action. Εὐπραξία and εὐβουλία. 100
β) Εὐβουλία as genuine φρόνησις. The correctness (ὀρθότης) of the εὐβουλία. The resolution (βουλή). The βουλεύεσθαι as συλλογίζεσθαι. The ὀρθὸς λόγος. 102
b) Delimitation of εὐβουλία against other modes of ἀληθεύειν. Knowledge (ἐπιστήμη), sureness of aim (εὐστοχία), presence of mind (ἀγχίνοια), opinion (δόξα) 104
c) The ὀρθότης of εὐβουλία. Being persistently directed to the ἀγαθόν. 106
§ 23. Φρόνησις and νοῦς (Nic. Eth. VI, 12) 108
a) Νοῦς in σοφία and in φρόνησις. The double direction of νοῦς. Σοφία: νοῦς → πρῶτα; φρόνησις: νοῦς → ἔσχατα. The practical syllogism. Practical νοῦς as αἴσθησις. 108