Philosophy as a Rite of Rebirth: From Ancient Egypt to Neoplatonism [Algis Uzdavinys] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Philosophy as a. Algis Uždavinys. Ascent to Heaven in Islamic and Jewish Mysticism. Algis Uždavinys. The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Platonic and Pythagorean Philosophy. Algis Uzdavinys. Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Lithuania Algis Uždavinys (– ) was a prolific Lithuanian philosopher and scholar whose work pioneered.
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Melitta rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 25mm A lot of Greek vocabulary and sometimes old Egyptian words. Dava Sprague rated it it was amazing Feb 03, The foreword is by John Finamore.
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The name strikes me as almost entirely a This bizarre little book is an incoherent brain dump of brilliant ideas, reflecting the author’s Herculean effort to articulate key points of the lifeworld of antiquity, viz. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. alis
Ahmed rated it liked it Aug 21, I have no idea what to say, except that it was wonderful. Unique work of tracing the roots of some aspects of Plato: He gives an electrifying sense of the vitality of ancient philosophy, and conveys the depth and profundity of its spiritual roots.
Aogis of This World James S. Good source to know the current scholar work on Orphism, Hermetism, Phytagoriamism and Plato. The order of the chapter is a little bit weird, or at least I did not get. Adrian Bankhead rated it it was amazing Jan 31, The Essential Vedanta Eliot Deutsch. He strings thoughts together by association, making no effort whatsoever to motivate or explain why a mystical rite of classical antiquity necessarily had any relationship to the teachings of a Persian Sufi in the eleventh century.
The Golden Chain : An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy
I little bit scholar but straight to the point. Want to Read saving…. The editor Algis Uzdavinys is an author translator and scholar of remarkable scope who uses his scholarship and his own deep knowledge of the philosophia perennis to uzdaviny for us the timeless wisdom of these writings. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Usdavinys order of the chapter is a little bit we Excellent book. Be the lagis to ask a question about Orpheus and the Roots of Platonism. The name strikes me as almost entirely arbitrary. I guess Uzdavinys’ main thesis was that Plato maybe pick-and-choose-d parts of Orphic and Egyptian religious doctrine for his own system, or at the least was much influenced by Parmenides who was very much influenced by the Orphics and the Egyptians.
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All this is very contestable because the little we know of Parmenides, the Orphics, and the Egyptians is fragmentary and inevitably interpreted through a European lens across several millenia. The fragmentary nature of this odd compendium uzdavvinys perhaps most clearly brought across by its end, or lack thereof. So get ready to learn a little bit of Greek. Tyler Newton rated it liked it Jan 27, Kim Skytte rated it it was ok Nov 28, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Andrew rated uzdvainys it algos amazing Feb 09, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Timothy rated it really liked it Apr 14, This monograph is a exposition of philosophy as Orphean madness, what Plato called erotike mania: Return to Book Page.
Daniel rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Christopher Roberts rated it really liked it May 11, It didn’t surprise me that he railed against methodical and careful scholars like M. Nov 26, Maan Kawas rated it it was amazing. West, while praising similarly speculative authors like Jan Assmann, whom he quotes liberally. The book also covers other mystery cults and practices, especially those of the Ancient Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and others.