Essay on the Bases of the Mystic Knowledge 1899

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 300 pages
1899. Contents: concerning the various attitudes of mind toward the absolute: empiricism, determinism, positivism, criticism, rationalism; mystic consciousness: inadequacy of the rational absolute, mystic synthesis, science and mysticism, philosophical mysticism and religious mysticism, mystic pleasure, limits of mysticism; symbols; concerning inspiration: state of the question, identity of reason and inspiration, concerning the intellectual transcendence called inspiration, reason and the divine word; symbolism: mystical expression, mystic intuition, mystic alienation, degraded forms of mysticism; the heart; the absolute and freedom: modern idea of freedom and the mystic conception of the divine will, absolute in morals, mystic essence of courage, honor, modesty, benevolence; ethical function of symbols: function of the intelligence in morality, mystic city.

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