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By John W. Carlson

Like their predecessors in the course of the past due 19th and 20th centuries, popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI have emphasised the significance of philosophy within the Catholic highbrow culture. In his encyclical Fides et ratio (1998), John Paul II referred to as on philosophers “to have the braveness to get well, within the circulate of an enduringly legitimate philosophical culture, the variety of real knowledge and truth.” the place the overdue pope said an “enduringly legitimate tradition,” Jacques Maritain and different Thomists frequently have talked about the “perennial culture” or to “perennial philosophy.” phrases of knowledge responds to John Paul's demand the advance of this custom with a much-needed dictionary of phrases. As a source for college kids in schools, universities, and seminaries, in addition to for lecturers of the perennial culture and basic readers, phrases of knowledge occupies a different position. It deals special, but transparent and comprehensible money owed of good over one thousand key philosophical phrases, richly cross-referenced. It additionally explains major phrases from different philosophical routine with which Thomism (and the Catholic highbrow culture extra commonly) has engaged—either via debate or via sensible and inventive incorporation. in addition, it identifies a few theological and doctrinal expressions to which perennial philosophy has contributed. ultimately, it presents a entire bibliography of works via Aquinas in English, expositions and discussions of perennial topics, and consultant examples from the writings of all philosophers and theologians pointed out in dictionary entries.

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Like their predecessors through the past due 19th and 20th centuries, popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI have emphasised the significance of philosophy within the Catholic highbrow culture. In his encyclical Fides et ratio (1998), John Paul II referred to as on philosophers “to have the braveness to get better, within the move of an enduringly legitimate philosophical culture, the variety of actual knowledge and fact.

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