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Whether God Has Knowledge of Things that are not?

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cf., Sent.I.D38.Q1.A4; Sent.III.D14.Q1.A2.qa2; SCG1.C66; QDeVer.Q2.A8


The question is asking whether God knows things that are not actually. St. Thomas answers in the affirmative since there are many other modes of existence than actual existence, such as potential existence. Thus, God knows all those things he could have decreed, along with those things that He did.

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