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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Learn more about Amazon Prime. A Field Manual gkenon the War on Christmas. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In the midst of the project, this book eessential announced, and I was undecided; would it be redundant?

For want of any other term, we are obliged guwnon designate all that is thus outside and beyond Being as “Non-Being”, but for us this negative term is in no way synonym for ‘nothingness’. 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.


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Another thing that struck me was an anecdote in esssential introduction where a Ph. He wrote and published in French, and his works have been translated into more than twenty languages.

Introduction to Sufism Eric Geoffrey. For this reason, he utilizes Hindu symbolism to illustrate universal truths and often compares them with symbols from other traditions that express the same underlying concepts.

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Matti rated it really liked it Nov 04, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Also at this time were published some of his books explaining the “intellectual divide” between the East and West, and the peculiar nature, according to him, of modern civilization: This is not to say that Guenon and the other Perennialists disavow traditional religious orthodoxy or adherence. George Santayana compared him to C. Where are the scribes when you need them? Some illustrations would have been nice, especially in the sections dealing with sacred symbolism, and one can always imagine a fancier format — something along the lines of the Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions — but these are minor points.

It is true, one may object, that tradition can be misinterpreted. Intuitive intellection is a faculty that still exists in our world. See if you have enough points for this item. This is something that more people should know so that the happy few become happier.

Yes, that’s the kind of guy I am. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He claims, for instance, that Guenon was highly critical of Evola’s political involvements and was worried about the possible confusion between his own ideas and Evola’s.


Lesser mysteries lead to the “perfection of the human state”, in other words to “something traditionally guenkn by the restoration of the “primordial state”, [28] a state that Dantein the Divine comedyrelates symbolically to the “terrestrial paradise”. Get to Know Us. Intuitive intellection is a faculty that still exists in our world. The Many Altars of Modernity.

The relations between “metaphysics” and “theology” are also explored, and the fundamental terms of “esoterism” and “exoterism” are introduced. Psychology and the Perennial Philosophy.

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Perhaps, but it is not misinterpreted in the same way. Critique of modernity from the perspective of ancient wisdom traditions. Introduction to Sufi Doctrine.

Bevin rated it really liked it Dec 19, Is Aleksandr Dugin a Traditionalist? He is dene the author of Borderlands of the Spirit: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I’m a big fan.

In a letter to T. Atskywalker rated it really liked it May 07, From the Divine to the Human. Yet with Guenon universality as a term transcends religious notions, and the very nature of a divine religious form means that it is a part of universality and therefore has an equal share in the truth. Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf.