Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

by Sophia Wellbeloved
     
 

This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including:
* possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions
* the integral relationships between different aspects of the

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This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including:
* possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions
* the integral relationships between different aspects of the teaching
* its internal contradictions and subversive aspects
* the derivation of Gurdjieff's cosmological laws and Ennegram
* the passive form of "New Work" teaching introduced by Jeanne de Salzmann.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415248983
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/06/2002
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,376,533
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts include listings on:
Accumulator, Allegory/analogy, Aphorisms/sayings, Buffers, Conscious shock, Cosmology, Death/rebirth, Dervishes, Egoism/Egoist, Evolution/Involution, False personality, Fourth Way, Gnosticism, Gurdjieff Society, Hermeticism, Inner animal, Intentional suffering, Justice, Knowledge, Life is Real Only Then When 'I Am', Lunatic/tramp, Magnetic Centre, Music, Narcotics, New Work, Oral Tradition/Oral Transmission, Outings, Posture, Purgatory, Quotation Marks, Relativity, River of Life, Sincerity, Sufi/Sufism, Theosophical addition, Time/the Eternal, Unity, Vampirism, Writings and Zodiac

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