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  • The Enchiridion marks the first clear step toward a conception of Christian life and Christian faith that a decade later Erasmus called philosophia Christi ” originally in one of the greatest and most popular of the new adages, “Sileni Alcibiadis,” that he added to a revolutionary new edition of his

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • The central problem for anyone who makes a serious effort to understand Agrippa's thought is how to reconcile De vanitate, which judges every field of human knowledge to be uncertain, useless, and even harmful, with De occulta philosophia, which is the product of his lifelong commitment

    Loss of Faith

  • If the central elements of various religions have so much in common, if they form what Schumacher calls the philosophia perennis, why did he feel obliged to settle for a single, necessarily limited institutional expression of it?

    Small is Beautiful, and So Is Rome

  • One possibility is that they reflect Grotius 'commitment to the idea of philosophia perennis.

    Hugo Grotius

  • Leibniz were later to identify as the philosophia perennis.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • "The reason for these correpondances-and there are others as well-is that Tolle's spirituality represents what scholars have called the philosophia perennis (the perennial philosophy), a distillate of elemental truths discoverable in most of the philosophical and religious traditions of the world.

    Catholic Exchange

  • It's a philosophia perennis in anti-religious guise, and that's an a priori requirement for those who want to explain religion, and thereby explain it away – and another reason to be suspicious of the notion.

    A dangerous seduction

  • One is aware that a translation is taking place, so one remains secular, but secularism has handed over its original authority as a kind of prima philosophia in such matters, and pragmatically accepts the consequences.

    Post-Secular Conviviality

  • Your father replaced Euclid and quickly found Ars Memoriae, Theses De Magia, and Agrippa's De occulta philosophia libri tres.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • There he quoted the introduction to the Decree of introducing theses 24 theses in Denzinger-Schonmetzer itself: The philosophia perennis is indeed taught by the Church as the essential basis of Catholic theology.

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