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277d-282e) that wisdom is the most important good because all other goods are only beneficial to us if our use of them is guided by wisdom. , the goodness of all goods other than wisdom is dependent on their use by wisdom. (See also Ap. ) Thus it is reasonable to put off the pursuit of all other goods until we have succeeded in achieving wisdom. As in the Sophist, the result is that, without possessing moral expertise of a kind that tells us what our ultimate values should be, we can nonetheless reasonably adopt a set of provisional priorities which make the pursuit of moral wisdom our first priority.
36b-e), and warns them that once he is gone, they will be hard put to find another “gift from the god” as a replacement for him ((Ap. 30e-31b). And though he denied above in a passage from the Meno that he was a true statesman, in the Gorgias he says exactly that: I believe that I’m one of a few Athenians — so as not to say I’m the only one,29 but the only one among our contemporaries — to take up the true political craft and practice the true politics. This is because the speeches I make on each occasion do not aim at gratification but at what’s best.