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  • That all our distinct perceptions are distinct existences, and that the mind never perceives any real connexion among distinct existences.
  • Real things, in short, are distinct existences, and, as distinct, not necessarily or logically connected in thought.
  • A knowledge of being and existences (concrete, not abstract) and their mutual relations, is necessary as the beginning of philosophy.
  • Created beings were originally of three orders - the intelligent or angels; the non-intelligent natural existences; and man, who mediated between these two orders.
  • We learn from Plato (Parmenides, 127 D) that "the first hypothesis of the first argument" of Zeno's book above mentioned ran as follows: "If existences are many, they must be both like and unlike [unlike, inasmuch as they are not one and the same, and like, inasmuch as they agree in not being one and the same, Proclus, On the Parmenides, ii.
 

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