from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In theology, the study of the formation and authority of the canon of Scripture.


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  • All of the posts will be accessible under the labels at the end of each post ( "canonics", "Jason Engwer", etc.), so they'll be organized in that sense.


  • It was a word employed in the canonics or psychology of Epicurus to denote the second of his conditions or criteria of truth, which related to ideas as distinguished from sensations or emotions, though, like them, derived from sensuous perception.

    A Dissertation on Divine Justice

  • To attain this is the paramount problem of Epicurus's philosophy, to which his empirical logic (canonics) and his theory of nature (the materialism of Democritus) are merely preliminaries.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI


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