perennial philosophy

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perennial philosophy,

n a view that sees the world as divided into two aspects: the invisible, unified, unmanifest, implicit, mystical level of reality and the visible, manifold, manifest, explicit, material level of reality (the latter is understood as derived from and secondary to the former). Some regard the perennial philosophy as the universal philosophy common to all religions and spiritual traditions. Also called
philosophia perennis.
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In the same vein, the author rejects the traditionalized philosophy, that is philosophia perennis, intimately linked to the history of the West and to which Muntu must conform by renouncing his/her own memory, traditions and desires.
Schmidt-Biggemann is primarily interested in Kircher as the architect of a philosophical system based on the ideal of universal knowledge and traditions such as philosophia perennis and Christian Kabbalah, and his interpretation reflects this outlook.
This tradition, also known as the philosophia perennis, constitutes a "qualitative" understanding of human knowledge.
Las catedras confesionales de la Universidad de Maguncia tienen otro origen; estan unidas a la escuela de la philosophia perennis.
A school of authors writing in the twentieth century called attention to this ancient metaphysical consensus and its absence in modernity under the rubric of philosophia perennis or perennial philosophy.
Por ultimo Jesus Moreno Sanz nos descubre, por un lado, a una Zambrano muy desconocida para la mayoria, la que no solo bebio de las fuentes de la tradicion espanola y de los autores de la academia sino la que tambien se dejo llevar por la tentacion de la philosophia perennis y recibio la influencia de otros autores como Massignon, Rene Guenon, Corbin, los hindues Ananda Coomaraswamy y Sri Aurobindo entre otros muchos.
Hay un calado intelectual profundo, tocando temas nada ligeros, lo que la convierte en un trabajo mas alla de nuestra epoca, una philosophia perennis et universalis que es valida para leer por las generaciones de hoy y las de manana en cualquier lugar del planeta.
Si los jesuitas fueron partidarios de un eclecticismo que podia dar lugar a la admision de ideas modernas, los dominicos fueron el <<valor seguro>> de una philosophia perennis que, si no hubiese contado con la intromision de las otras ordenes, tal vez hubiese dado lugar a nuevas formas de pensamiento y de espiritualidad (como puede verse en el caso de Hipolita de Rocaberti).
The fact that Joyce found Aquinas as helpful as he did is at one and the same time a sign, it would seem, of the philosophia perennis and of Joyce's own vast resourcefulness.
Steams's concentration on the individual (the one) is actually part of a longer philosophia perennis project to solve the problem of the one and the many.
The fact that the possibility of awakening remains open to all people at any time lends Blake's soteriology its Universalism, another characteristic of the philosophia perennis from which the Perennial utopia draws its name.