Second, knowledge is expressed most adequately in formal definition, by which the universal nature of the concrete material substance under consideration is conceived as a predicate constituted by the genus or general kind to which the concrete material substance belongs and a specific difference or differentiating property that the concrete material substance possesses and that specifies further the substance's identity in kind. [source]Yep - one sentence. Now, only because I studied a little Aristotle in college does that sentence vaguely approximate intelligibility - and that after reading it about five times. But really, is this the real cash value of the Academy: the ability to make a living writing impenetrable prose?
Truth be told, I haven't given up on the book. Some of the essays in there are great. Jamie Smith's piece on the RadOx version of Plato hit the nail on the head, methinks. And I really enjoyed Milbank's discussion of Calvin, but I don't know how much more language in the vein of Sweetman (above) I can take before I give up.