Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas
FP: Treatise On The Angels
Q[55] Of The Medium Of The Angelic Knowledge
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Next in order, the question arises as to the medium of the angelic knowledge. Under this heading there are three points of inquiry:

A[1] Do the angels know everything by their substance, or by some species?

A[2] If by species, is it by connatural species, or is it by such as they have derived from things?

A[3] Do the higher angels know by more universal species than the lower angels?