Pia Philosophia

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Pia Philsophia (Perennial Philosophy) is a doctrine that emphasizes the growth, development, and gradual "education of humanity" as preparation for a "final revelation." [1]

Related Terms

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

Notes

Pia Philosophia has had a major influence in technocratic/engineering circles. See David Nobles Religion of Technology.[2]


"Pia philosophia is merely one option among many similar terms that were used at the time, such as, for example, prisca sapientia, christiana philosophia, mosaica philosophia, caelestis philosophia, vetus theologia, and even nova theologia (see Di Napoli, “Il concetto di ‘philosophia perennis’,” 266–268)."[3]

Footnotes

  1. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. p. 10.
  2. Noble, David. The Religion of Technology: The Divinity of Man and the Spirit of Invention. New York: Penguin, 1999.
  3. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. p. 10.