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The Western mind in transition

Alexander, Franz

The Western mind in transition

an eyewitness story.

by Alexander, Franz

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, Franz, 1891-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR154.A47 A35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5793946M
    LC Control Number60005565

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The Western Mind in Transition: An Eyewitness Story Hardcover – Ap by Franz Alexander (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Cited by: 2. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alexander, Franz, Western mind in transition.

New York: Random House, [] (OCoLC) The Passion of the Western Mind became a bestseller, selling overcopies by It "became a staple in some college curriculums". [8] It gave Tarnas' work international respect [9] and was hailed as an important work by Joseph Campbell, Huston Smith, Stanislav Grof, John E.

Mack, Stanley Krippner, Georg Feuerstein, David Steindl Author: Richard Tarnas. For me, "The Passion of the Western Mind" is perhaps the most enlightening book I have ever read from the perspective of "putting it all together" in a grand synthesis.

I disagree with several of the 1 and 2 star criticisms. I read Groff's work years ago and personally dialogued with him in person.

I didn't appreciate his insights at the by:   The Closing of the Western Mind, a learned screed against the Church with an intentional reference to Bloom's infamous best seller of similar title, Raised a Catholic in St. Louis and having gone to school at Holy Cross and Loyola as a student, first, of astronomy and then of the classics, he was--and is--not very sympathetic to Christianity/5.

FANTASTIC. This book took me a very long time to read, and not just because it's huge. Reading it is like a form of therapy itself, providing a correlation between the development of the "western" mental / intellectual / emotional mind-body and the development of the "eastern" chakra system/5.

The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason () is a book by the classical historian Charles Freeman, in which he discusses the relationship between the Greek philosophical tradition and Christianity, primarily in the fourth to sixth century argues that far from suppressing Greek philosophy, Christianity integrated the more authoritarian Author: Charles Freeman.

This is a book by a man who knows as much about the Western mind as anyone, and as much about its transition too since he has been observing, thinking, and writing as a psychoanalyst, philosopher, and scientist for at least 50 of his 70 years.

This is a book having an amazing combination of liveliness with reflective power and quiet : James L. Titchener. Richard Tarnas is a Harvard-educated historian and professor of philosophy and psychology, and the author of The Passion of the Western he published Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View, which received the Book of the Year Prize from the Scientific and Medical Network in the UK.

He is the founding director of the Philosophy, /5(11). Book Review. Franz Alexander, M.D., the Western mind in transition.

New York: Random house, William J. Horvath. Mental Health Research Institute The University of Michigan. Search for more papers by this author. William J. Horvath. Mental Health Research Institute The University of.

Closing of the Western Mind by Charles Freeman. If you have enjoyed Bede's Library, you can order my book, The Genesis of Science: How the Christian Middle Ages Launched the Scientific Revolution (US) from or God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science (UK) from The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas that Have Shaped Our World View By Richard Tarnas We may be seeing the beginnings of the reintegration of our culture, a new possibility of the unity of consciousness.

If so, it will not be on the basis of any new. Buy a cheap copy of The Closing of the Western Mind: The book by Charles Freeman. A radical and powerful reappraisal of the impact of Constantine’s adoption of Christianity on the later Roman world, and on the subsequent development both of Free shipping over $Cited by: Richard Tarnas is a Harvard-educated historian and professor of philosophy and psychology, and the author of The Passion of the Western he published Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View, which received the Book of the Year Prize from the Scientific and Medical Network in the is the founding director of the Philosophy, Cosmology, and /5(8).

This book is intended to introduce the reader to the changes that have occurred in Western civilization since the industrial revolution, and how these have affected the Western mind, particularly in the last fifty years.

In the preface, Alexander discusses the merits of eyewitness exploration of current events. The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason by Charles Freeman | Editorial an awareness that any transition involved a loss that had to be recognized within the ritual itself.

There was also a strong belief that through the maintaining of the round of rituals the city had been protected. western book Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

THE CLOSING OF. THE WESTERN MIND. The Rise of Faith. and the Fall of Reason. By Charles Freeman. Illustrated. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $Author: Anthony Gottlieb. THE CLOSING OF THE WESTERN MIND: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason James Hamilton, Author, Charles Freeman, Author.

Knopf $30 (p) ISBN quest to pursue it which in turn gave birth to Western mind set. The Greek conception of reality did influence the W estern thought from antiquity thr ough renaissance and scientific : Emmanuel Dibia.

In EASTERN BODY, WESTERN MIND, chakra authority Anodea Judith brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics.

This groundbreaking work in transpersonal psychology has been revised and redesigned for a 4/5(9). The book Passion of the Western that has permeated Western culture ever since Plato. Extraordinary evolution of Western science. tarnas the passion of the western mind pdf Work, The Passion of the Western Mind, the crisis 14, Last line of the chapter got cut off in the video: Succeeding.Tarnas's book reads like a fascinating novel that builds to a powerful climax.

Indeed, it is at the end that the issue of the work becomes plain. However, in typically modern secular fashion, it sees the Western mind as bound by an evolutionary process which must be follow it from the start if one expects to understand the end result.

Size: 58KB. The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas that Have Shaped Our World View, by Richard Tarnas, New York: Ballantine Books, The present book review is less an evaluation than a testimony. I have nothing to evaluate in regard of the brilliance of this book and its author.

It is one of the.