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
ISBN-10:
1402030665
ISBN-13:
9781402030666
Pub. Date:
09/12/2005
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands

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

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.

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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: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.24(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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