If the book were reducible to a thesis, it might be the simple claim that some things exceed our capacity for comprehension.
The mere physical advantages which wealth can procure, are reducible to the short sum of "meat, fire, and clothes."
They are not reducible to language, although they are connected to its experience.
They were nobody's at all—too proud, unlike base animals and humans, to be reducible to anything so narrow.
It is a beast of superior integrity, is attached to its mother, and reducible to rule.
But on the other hand Science can deal with these materials only on the condition that they are reducible to invariable laws.
Nor are they to be considered as bodies of any solidity, or reducible to number.
It is easily calcined, and in that state is reducible to the finest powder.
Nearly every one of my books has always been reducible to its title.
For it is not reducible to act except by a prior cause which is then itself actual, necessary being, and ultimate cause.