Such a one has broken the fetters of the principium individuationis.
He traces back its origin to God himself—ab Jove principium.
Aiunt hretici temporis nostri quod duo sunt principia rerum, principium lucis et principium tenebrarum, &c.
Thus, the general rule would be to begin with Homer: a Jove principium.
The principium or perfection of cognition is to be found in the immediate proposition, true per se.
We cannot directly by sense perceive the Universal, though sense is the principium of the Universal.
The principium individuationis, with the consequent distinction of individuals, is the order of things in themselves.
The initium is pushed out of the way by that which follows; the principium serves as a basis for that which follows.
For the ultimate perfection of a rational creature lies in that which is the source or principle (principium) of its being.
Further, inasmuch as the soul is the principium of mental action, it must be an incorporeal principle existing by itself.