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1

What is a sign?

are the concepts and signs for real things

2

What is an instrumental sign

Is a thing that exist in its own right

3

What is a formal sign

is a sign that has no existence apart from its role

4

What is an abstraction

The act of an intellect that apprehends a nature that is common to many objects and apprehend the phantasms representating the individual objects

5

What do we mean by the essence of a thing

Distinguishing the accidents that belong to the individual object.

The essence exist in the thing kind of thing it is.

6

What is an accident

The attributes that belong or not belong to an object while its remains the same in kind.

7

What is a concept

Signifying an object or an thought is a sign of what's to.

8

Why is the essence of thing unimaginable

Essence can be a thought of certain attributes

sensible = imaginable

9

Compare and contrast words and concepts

Words: is an affection in the soul where the conception of the intellect.

Common nouns signify the Concept by the represent a nature