Philosophia perennis: Historical Outlines of Western Spirituality in Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Thought / Edition 1

Philosophia perennis: Historical Outlines of Western Spirituality in Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Thought / Edition 1

by Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann
     
 

The study features the five most important and most efficacious themes of Western spirituality in their ancient historical origins and in their unfolding up to early modernity: Divine names, Microkosmos-Makrokosmos, theories of creation, the idea of spiritual spaces, and the concepts of eschatological history.See more details below

Overview

The study features the five most important and most efficacious themes of Western spirituality in their ancient historical origins and in their unfolding up to early modernity: Divine names, Microkosmos-Makrokosmos, theories of creation, the idea of spiritual spaces, and the concepts of eschatological history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402030666
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
09/12/2005
Series:
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idees Series, #189
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
1.13(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- A. Introduction.- Fantasy and the Historiography of Imagination.- Outlines of Perennial Philosophy.- B. Glory.- Divine Names.- Kosmos Anthropos.- Archetypes.- Spiritual Spaces.- C. Theology of Time.- The Return of Time.- Epochs and Eras.- Translatio Sapientiae.- Schelling’s "World-Ages".- Bibliography.

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