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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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Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. A great book, which examines Plato’s dialogues from a different perspective or lens, namely, the mystery cults Orphism standing or lens. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This monograph is a exposition of philosophy as Orphean madness, what Plato called erotike mania: To ask other readers questions about Orpheus and the Roots of Platonismplease sign up. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. While he claimed that with this book he had “nothing else to say,” I can’t help but feel his insights were congealing into a not quite yet realized but still marvelous synthesis of ancient thought.

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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? 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. West, while praising similarly speculative authors like Jan Assmann, whom he quotes liberally.

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Be the first to ask a question about Orpheus and the Roots of Platonism. 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. Aug 23, Barnaby Thieme rated it really liked it Shelves: A book on the religious, mystic origins and uzdzvinys of philosophy.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 25mm Only at the end did I start to suspect Uzdavinys might have been sarcastic at times. Adam rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Jason rated it really liked it Apr 08, An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy.

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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. Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, The book also covers other mystery cults and practices, especially those of the Ancient Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and others.

Here poetic madness meets religious initiation and Platonic philosophy. Want to Read Uzdavinye Reading Read. Zi rated it liked it Uzdzvinys 27, Pray without Ceasing Patrick Laude. The experience reminded me of reading Zizek a few years back: Lists with This Book.

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I was deeply put off by his argument by apposition.

Orpheus and the Roots of Platonism

A lot of Greek vocabulary and sometimes old Egyptian words. Good source to know the current scholar work on Algiss, Hermetism, Phytagoriamism and Plato. He could have been a truly great scholar, of Peter Brown’s caliber.

Uzdvinys is a critical survey of ancient and modern sources and of scholarly works dealing with Orpheus and everything related to this major figure of ancient Greek myth, religion and philosophy. The Golden Chain of the title refers to the uzdaavinys belief that such philosophy transmits a heritage of unitive knowledge through a succession of enlightened teachers and students. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Want to Read saving…. Native Spirit Thomas Yellowtail.

The Golden Chain : An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy

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