The Essential Rene Guenon: Metaphysical Principles, Traditional Doctrines, and the Crisis of Modernity (English Edition) eBook: Rene Guenon, John Herlihy. This is the web page of the book “The Essential René Guénon: Metaphysics, Tradition, and the Crisis of Modernity,” edited by John Herlihy. The book represents. As regards the early part of the life of Rene Guenon our knowledge is very limited because of his extreme reticence. His objectivity, which is one aspect of his.

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Edited, with an Introduction, by Jeffery Painep. He is considered to be an important writer in the Traditionalist School. John Herlihy Goodreads Author Editor.

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John rated it it was ok Dec 01, It is true, one may object, that tradition can be misinterpreted. Set up a giveaway. A must-read for a serious student of theology. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

History of Indian Philosophy. The Philosophy of Religion. More importantly, the selections are well chosen; they are minimally edited but arranged to flow together almost as if they had appeared that way originally; usually two or three in a row from the same book, the books appearing somewhat chronologically but also within four “Worlds”: In the midst of the project, this book was announced, and I was undecided; would it be redundant?


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Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em eszential conta. The Hindu World; and 4. The Essence of Vedanta. This would obviously make a fine introduction to Guenon, but even someone who already has the original sources will find this a useful and pleasant supplement, something to pick up and read from time to time.

It can carry across disciplines. Learn more about Amazon Prime. You may also be interested in. Indeed, I understood these principles long before I came on writers and teachers of the traditionalist school.

I suppose the Modern comes first, not the Metaphysical, to ease the modern reader into Guenon’s metaphysical world; the Hindu is given its own due to the amount of attention Guenon devoted to it, while the Traditional has not only other traditions such as Islam but also topics that apply to traditions generally, such as rites, teachers, etc.

Crisis of the Modern Worldand East and West. Editor John Herlihy has written for such traditional journals as Sacred Web and Sophia, as well as writing several books that include Borderlands of the Spirit, and Wisdom’s Journey. In the end I decided to get it, and I’m glad I did.

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Recently, I found myself with some essenyial leisure on my hands, so I decided to make use of it by reading through the works of Rene Guenon in English, as published by Sophia Perennis.

While tradition does not need an external and legalistic authority figure to give it life, it must be noted that traditional societies are often hierarchical societies Guenon, He correctly diagnoses what’s wrong with our modern world.


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I’m a big fan. The best recommendation that I can give to this book is that as I read through it I was refreshed. Page 1 of 1. Known for his discourses on the intellectual and spiritual bankruptcy essentiak the modern world, symbolism, tradition, and the inner or spiritual dimension of religion, this book is a compilation of his most important writings.

Indeed, I understood these principles long before I came on writers and teachers of the traditionalist school. This book is a survey of central perennialist ideas and authors. The central belief of this school is the existence of a perennial wisdomor perennial philosophywhich says that there are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions.

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