The Perennial Philosophy

Harper Collins, 13 apr. 2004 - 312 pagina's

The Perennial Philosophy is defined by its author as "The metaphysic that recognizes a divine Reality substantial to the world of things and lives and minds." With great wit and stunning intellect, Aldous Huxley examines the spiritual beliefs of various religious traditions and explains them in terms that are personally meaningful.

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Princesca - LibraryThing

It's a good book in principle, but rather repetitive, and a touch too religious in its own way, rather than philosophical. I am not sure of the value of transcending the illusion of "I", in favour of ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Adrianesc - LibraryThing

This book brought all spiritual and religious thought down to several basic commonalities. These are the tenets, then that have more likelihood of real truth. Volledige review lezen

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Over de auteur (2004)

Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) is the author of the classic novels Brave New World, Island, Eyeless in Gaza, and The Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed nonfiction works as The Perennial Philosophy and The Doors of Perception. Born in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles, California.

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