Ideas from 'Concerning the Trinity' by Boethius [518], by Theme Structure

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7. Existence / E. Categories / 1. Categories
There are two sorts of category - referring to things, and to circumstances of things
                        Full Idea: Is it not now clear what the difference is between items in the categories? Some serve to refer to a thing, whereas others serve to refer to the circumstances of a thing.
                        From: Boethius (Concerning the Trinity [c.518], Ch. 4), quoted by Robert Pasnau - Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 12.5