We must now consider the contemplative life, under which head there are eight points of inquiry:
A Whether the contemplative life pertains to the intellect only, or also to the affections?
A Whether the moral virtues pertain to the contemplative life?
A Whether the contemplative life consists in one action or in several?
A Whether the consideration of any truth whatever pertains to the contemplative life?
A Whether the contemplative life of man in this state can arise to the vision of God?
A Of the movements of contemplation assigned by Dionysius (Div. Nom. iv);
A Of the pleasure of contemplation;
A Of the duration of contemplation.