While reading Aristotle’s first book of Metaphysics, I acknowledged his claims of humans having a natural desire to know and understand. Aristotle says that apart from their usefulness we want to understand. The desire to want to know comes from our senses. From this knowledge, we obtain experiences and special moments. In Aristotle’s example he uses a doctor to provide an example. If the doctor has knowledge he’ll be able to treat the illness. On the other hand, if the doctor has very little knowledge he will not know what to do or how to treat the patient. Aristotle goes on to say that this knowledge that we pursue is a result of wonder.  He says that its pursued for its own sake not for further use.

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