Logic and Transcendence

Logic and Transcendence Logic and Transcendence This work is a veritable hymn to the intellect and of the intellect It penetrates in unparalleled fashion into the labyrinth of modem philosophical thought to unveil solutions

Logic and Transcendence This work is a veritable hymn to the intellect and of the intellect It penetrates in unparalleled fashion into the labyrinth of modem philosophical thought to unveil solutions to problems which would seem to be otherwise insoluble In fact most often Schuon provides solutions for currently debated philosophical problems by demonstrating them to beLogic and Transcendence This work is a veritable hymn to the intellect and of the intellect It penetrates in unparalleled fashion into the labyrinth of modem philosophical thought to unveil solutions to problems which would seem to be otherwise insoluble In fact most often Schuon provides solutions for currently debated philosophical problems by demonstrating them to be the results of ill posed questions He removes the opaqueness and ambiguity of modem rationalism and irrationalism like the morning sun whose very appearance dispels the fog This work is one of Schuon s metaphysical masterpieces, and one of the most important philosophical works of this century if philosophy be understood in its traditional sense as the love of wisdom Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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  1. Frithjof Schuon was a native of Switzerland born to German parents in Basel, Switzerland He is known as a philosopher, metaphysician and author of numerous books on religion and spirituality.Schuon is recognized as an authority on philosophy, spirituality and religion, an exponent of the Religio Perennis, and one of the chief representatives of the Perennialist School Though he was not officially affiliated with the academic world, his writings have been noticed in scholarly and philosophical journals, and by scholars of comparative religion and spirituality Criticism of the relativism of the modern academic world is one of the main aspects of Schuon s teachings In his teachings, Schuon expresses his faith in an absolute principle, God, who governs the universe and to whom our souls would return after death For Schuon the great revelations are the link between this absolute principle God and mankind He wrote the main bulk of his metaphysical teachings in French In the later years of his life Schuon composed some volumes of poetry in his mother tongue, German His articles in French were collected in about twenty titles in French which were later translated into English as well as many other languagesphia perennis philos

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  1. Some concepts are dissected here with surgical precision, to the great pleasure of anyone willing to tackle the branches as well as the roots The first half of the book is the most consistent and useful, with the best chapters that I especially benefited from are The Contradiction of Relativism LA CONTRADICTION DU RELATIVISME and Oriental Dialectic and Its Roots in Faith LA DIALECTIQUE ORIENTALE ET SON ENRACINEMENT DANS LA FOI.Kindly note that Schuon is not the first to point out the illogical c [...]


  2. To this day I still haven t found any writer who has penetrated the nature of things so profoundly as Schuon His writings on metaphysics, theology, eschatology, epistemology, and symbolism have, in my estimate, no equal.


  3. Frithjof Schoun is not an easy read He is, however, a most worthwhile read Martin Lings describes him as the greatest writer of our time He had a grasp of the perennial philosophy that was quite extraordinary and it informs all his writing You get the sense when you read him, that this is not a man who merely speculates this is a man who knows Let me mention a few of the titles of the chapters of this book, to provide a flavour The Demiurge in North American Mythology , Concerning the Love of Go [...]


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