Philosophia Perennis

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Philosophia Perennis (Perennial Philosophy) is a doctrine that emphasizes the "unity and universality of wisdom,"[1]

Related Terms

European Grand Narrative > Common Core, Elite Spirituality, Perennial Philosophy, Philosophia Perennis, Pia Philosophia, Platonic Orientalism, Prisca Theologia, Regime of Accumulation

Perennial Philosophy > Common Core, Philosophia Perennis

Notes

"The term was introduced in 1540 by Agostino Steuco, De perenni philosophia."[2]

This dogma asserts there is a thread of universal wisdom that is present in human history[3] and that we have to uncover, find, decode if we wish to understand.

Footnotes

  1. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  2. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  3. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.