- plural form of philia
- Bruce A. Arrigo, Catherine E Purcell, The Psychology of Lust Murder: Paraphilia, Sexual Killing, and Serial Homicide (2006) p. 15
- Nils K Oeijord, Why Gould Was Wrong (2003) p. 68:
- Phobias, philias, manias, perversities, and mental disorders are abnormal instincts. ... Phobias, philias, manias, perversities, and mental disorders teach us how normal instincts work (=how the mind works).
- Raymond J Corsini, The Dictionary of Psychology (1999) p. 719:
- David E. Young, Jean-Guy (EDT) Goulet, Being Changed by Cross-Cultural Encounters: The Anthropology of Extraordinary Experience (1994) p. 262:
- Philias and phobias can also be included in this category of behavioral traits. The correspondence of the child's philias and phobias to those of the previous personality, or which could be explained on the basis of the previous personality's mode of death, can be assessed.
- Rumack H. Rumack, David G. Spoerke, Barry H. Rumack, Handbook of Mushroom Poisoning: Diagnosis and Treatment (1994) p. 11:
- Gaston Bachelard, Psychoanalysis of Fire (1987) p. 6:
- Everyone must destroy even more carefully than his phobias, his “philias,” his complacent acceptance of first intuitions.