If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.

Italian translation: se vuoi comprendre a fondo ogni cosa, osserva il suo inizio e il suo sviluppo

08:00 Apr 5, 2013
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Philosophy / quote by Aristotle
English term or phrase: If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.
If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.
Aristotle

Mi serve la traduzione ufficiale di questa citazione di Aristotele ma non sono stata in grado di trovarla. Chi mi aiuta?
Grazie!!!!!!!!!!

ps: io l'ho tradotta così: Qualsiasi cosa tu voglia capire, osservane l'inizio e lo sviluppo.
potrebbe andar bene nel caso non si trovasse la traduzione ufficiale?
Ancora grazie!
hausencla
Italy
Local time: 17:38
Italian translation:se vuoi comprendre a fondo ogni cosa, osserva il suo inizio e il suo sviluppo
Explanation:
solo una proposta...

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Note added at 25 min (2013-04-05 08:26:25 GMT)
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Ogni cosa reca in sé una storia, solo osservandola potrai capirla/ osservala e la capirai.

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Note added at 35 min (2013-04-05 08:35:57 GMT)
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anch'io ho pensato a inizio e fine, ma qui dice development e a mio avviso è diverso...

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Note added at 44 min (2013-04-05 08:44:32 GMT)
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Faccio un esempio a caso, se vuoi conoscere a fondo un popolo, devi comprendere le sue origini e il suo svilupparsi nella storia...secondo me è questo il senso...

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Note added at 3 ore (2013-04-05 11:54:05 GMT)
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C'è un evidente richiamo al tempo alla storia, al passato...e dunque la storia di ogni cosa e il suo svilupparsi sono fondamentali per comprendere il presente. Dunque a mio avviso il significato è:

Ogni cosa ha in se una storia solo osservandola capirai il suo presente

Nel passato vi è il presente di ogni cosa

Per comprendere a fondo il presente di ogni cosa osserva il suo inizio e il suo sviluppo.



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Note added at 5 ore (2013-04-05 13:31:18 GMT)
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Come dicevo il riferimento alla storia/al passato è evidente:

Over the centuries all sorts of thinkers have commented on the importance of knowing history. Here are a few quotes that I thought were particularly apt:

"If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development." --Aristotle


http://historyandpolitics-au.blogspot.it/2011/10/quotes-on-h...

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Note added at 5 ore (2013-04-05 13:33:19 GMT)
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e anche qui:
"If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development", wrote Aristotle. At About.com, exploring the past to give our readers a better insight of the present is also part of our mission.
http://mining.about.com/b/2012/10/20/why-mining-history-matt...


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Questo link spiega chiaramente quanto detto da me prima:

In order to understand the present and prepare for the future:
Thucydides (5
th
century BCE):He wrote of his history “…if it be judged useful by those inquirers who desire an exactknowledge of the past as an aid to the interpretation of the future, which in the course of human things must resemble if it does not reflect it, I shall be content.” (Kelley, 34-35)Thucydides focused on history’s use for understanding the future, and didn’t mention its role inhelping one understand the present, but the Greek philosopher Aristotle did. He wrote:Aristotle (4
th
century BCE):“If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.” (Szasz)This idea—that everything has a past and that knowing the past is crucial to understanding, isone of the great pillars on which history stands. Three centuries later, Cicero wrote, along thesame line:

http://www.academia.edu/312872/Why_Study_History_A_View_From...

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Ivana Giuliani
Italy
Local time: 17:38
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grazie Giuliana!!
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2se vuoi comprendre a fondo ogni cosa, osserva il suo inizio e il suo sviluppo
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if you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.
se vuoi comprendre a fondo ogni cosa, osserva il suo inizio e il suo sviluppo


Explanation:
solo una proposta...

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Note added at 25 min (2013-04-05 08:26:25 GMT)
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Ogni cosa reca in sé una storia, solo osservandola potrai capirla/ osservala e la capirai.

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Note added at 35 min (2013-04-05 08:35:57 GMT)
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anch'io ho pensato a inizio e fine, ma qui dice development e a mio avviso è diverso...

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Note added at 44 min (2013-04-05 08:44:32 GMT)
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Faccio un esempio a caso, se vuoi conoscere a fondo un popolo, devi comprendere le sue origini e il suo svilupparsi nella storia...secondo me è questo il senso...

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Note added at 3 ore (2013-04-05 11:54:05 GMT)
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C'è un evidente richiamo al tempo alla storia, al passato...e dunque la storia di ogni cosa e il suo svilupparsi sono fondamentali per comprendere il presente. Dunque a mio avviso il significato è:

Ogni cosa ha in se una storia solo osservandola capirai il suo presente

Nel passato vi è il presente di ogni cosa

Per comprendere a fondo il presente di ogni cosa osserva il suo inizio e il suo sviluppo.



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Note added at 5 ore (2013-04-05 13:31:18 GMT)
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Come dicevo il riferimento alla storia/al passato è evidente:

Over the centuries all sorts of thinkers have commented on the importance of knowing history. Here are a few quotes that I thought were particularly apt:

"If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development." --Aristotle


http://historyandpolitics-au.blogspot.it/2011/10/quotes-on-h...

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Note added at 5 ore (2013-04-05 13:33:19 GMT)
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e anche qui:
"If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development", wrote Aristotle. At About.com, exploring the past to give our readers a better insight of the present is also part of our mission.
http://mining.about.com/b/2012/10/20/why-mining-history-matt...


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Note added at 12 ore (2013-04-05 20:50:05 GMT)
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Questo link spiega chiaramente quanto detto da me prima:

In order to understand the present and prepare for the future:
Thucydides (5
th
century BCE):He wrote of his history “…if it be judged useful by those inquirers who desire an exactknowledge of the past as an aid to the interpretation of the future, which in the course of human things must resemble if it does not reflect it, I shall be content.” (Kelley, 34-35)Thucydides focused on history’s use for understanding the future, and didn’t mention its role inhelping one understand the present, but the Greek philosopher Aristotle did. He wrote:Aristotle (4
th
century BCE):“If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.” (Szasz)This idea—that everything has a past and that knowing the past is crucial to understanding, isone of the great pillars on which history stands. Three centuries later, Cicero wrote, along thesame line:

http://www.academia.edu/312872/Why_Study_History_A_View_From...



Ivana Giuliani
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Local time: 17:38
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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grazie Giuliana!!
Notes to answerer
Asker: volevo dire: Grazie Ivana!!!!

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