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The Categories of Knowledge

I have shown that when one fact is about a genus and another fact is about a species of that genus, the fact about the genus is higher than that about the species. But there are multiple ultimate categories. The highest category is substance, and knowledge about substance is the highest form of knowledge. There are a number of ultimate categories: substance, number, quality and time among others. ...