Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks.: Eranos 3. Man and Time

Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks.: Eranos 3. Man and Time

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ISBN-13: 9780691018577
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 01/01/1957
Series: Princeton/Bollingen Paperbacks Series , #3
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

NOTE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT vi

LIST OF PLATES ix

EDITOR'S FOREWORD xi

THE TIME OF ERANOS by Henry Corbin xiii

ERICH NEUMANN Art and Time [1951] 1

HENRI-CHARLES PuECH Gnosis and Time [1951] 38

GILLES QUISPEL Time and History to Patristic Christianity [1951] 85

LOUIS MASSIGNON Time in Islamic Thought [1951] 108

HENRY CORBIN Cyclical Time in Mazdaism and Ismailism [1951] 115

1. CYCLICAL TIME IN MAZDAISM: The Ages of the World in Zoroastrian Mazdaism 115

The Absolute Time of Zervanism 126

Dramaturgical Alterations 134

Time as a Personal Archetype 136

2. CYCLICAL TIME IN ISMAILISM: Absolute Time and Limited Time in the Ismaili Cosmology 144

The Periods and Cycles of Mythohistory 15 1

Resurrection as the Horizon of the Time of 'Combat for the Angel' 161

MIRCEA ELIADE Time and Eternity in Indian Thought [1951] 173

The Function of the Myths 173

Indian Myths of Time 175

The Doctrine of the Yugas 177

Cosmic Time and History 181

The 'Terror of Time' 184

Indian Symbolism of the Abolition of Time 186

The 'Broken Egg' 189

The Philosophy of Time in Buddhism 190

Images and Paradoxes 193

Techniques of Escape from Time 195

C. G. JUNG On Synchronicity [1951] 201

HELLMUT WILHELM The Concept of Time in the Book of Changes [1951] 212

HELMUTH PLESSNER On the Relation of Time to Death [1951] 233

MAX KNOLL Transformations of Science in Our Age [1951] 264

1. GROWING AWARENESS OF TYPICAL PAIRS OF ASPECTS IN PHYSICS, PSYCHOLOGY, AND OTHER SCIENCES:

A. Nature of the Human Perceptive Faculty: Complementarity of the Perceptive Function and of the 'Observable' World 267

B. Perceptive Functions Necessary for Physicists 270

C. Pairs of Aspects in Physical Knowledge 273

D. Pairs of Aspects in the Description of Macroscopic Events 275

E. Complementary Pairs of Aspects in the Description of a Single Atom 275

F. Analogous Pairs of Aspects in Physics and Psychology 276

G. Further Pairs of Aspects in Various Sciences and in Ancient and Modern Philosophy 280

2. ASTROBIOLOGICAL, ASTROPSYCHOLOGIGAL, AND PHYSICAL TIME 285

A. Physical Effects of Solar Radiations 287

B. Some Astrobiological Phenomena 294

C. Reports and Hypotheses on the Induction of Typical Behavior Patterns by Meteorological Factors 298

D. Traces of Astrobiological Time in Ancient Civilizations 302

ADOLF PORTMANN Time in the Life of the Organism [1951] 308

G. VAN DER LEEUW Primordial Time and Final Time [1949] 324

Time 325

Myth 328

Primordial Time 335

Eschatology 337

Creation 343

History 346

Final Time 348

Sacrament 349

Conclusion 350

APPENDICES

Biographical Notes 353

Contents of the Eranos-Jahrbucher 358

List of Abbreviations 369

INDEX 37I

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