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Ual flux, but, according to Augustine, they all the same specific nature, THE GREAT IDEAS number," Aquinas explains, "agree in form but are distinguished materially. If, therefore, the angels are not composed of matter and form . . it follows that it is impossible for two angels to as they are exalted to see. Those other loves, which go around them, are called Thrones of the divine aspect, because they terminated the . The next triad, that in like man- first triad. " Each anspecies is necessarily higher or lower than a perfect occupies a dis- other, so that the society of angels hierarchy in which each member is No two the nightly Aries despoils not, perpetually sing in the three orders of joy ...

Most volumes contain the work of one author. When a single volume contains the works of two or more authors, the volume number is given for each author. When the work of a single author is contained in two volumes, the volume number is assigned according to the contents of the volume. (2) Author's Name: The name immediately follows the volume number, except in the case of the American State Papers and the Federalist, which are inauthor's cluded in Volume 43. Authors' names are usually given in shortened form, xxxiii THE GREAT IDEAS xxxiv Title of (3) The title Work: noted.

He the Syntopicon provides an organization of materials eminently usefu the scholar engaged in the historical study of ideas. The second type of special inquiry concerns the thought of a single thought of predecessors who in enced him and followers influenced by him. If that author happens to one of the authors of the great books, the Syntopicon can facilitate si thor, in its historical relation to the hundreds of distinct topics, it places references to of the particular author in the context of references to other auth whom he may have influenced or earlier, later, or contemporary research, since, for work whom The he may have been influenced.

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