perennial philosophy

noun

: the philosophical tradition of the world's great thinkers from Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas to their modern successors dealing with problems of ultimate reality (as the nature of being) and sometimes emphasizing mysticism
opposed to skepticism
compare rationalism

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“Perennial philosophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perennial%20philosophy. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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