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Perennial Philosophy

Narrated by: Arthur Versluis
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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In this lucid explanation of perennial philosophy, Arthur Versluis reveals this tradition - so often described as esoteric and inaccessible - to be closer to our interests and experience than many of us have realized. Versluis has distilled an immense amount of scholarship into this small volume, but its brevity is deceiving. Like the culmination to any alchemical work, Perennial Philosophy is a powerful tincture that - once imbibed - transports receptive listeners to a world in which they are part of a spiritual hierarchy that links heaven to earth. Arthur Versluis has distilled an immense amount of scholarship to produce a disarmingly accessible, lucid, and deeply penetrating study of the great philosophic traditions that underlie Western culture. Versluis concisely explains what perennial philosophy is and what it isn't.

This brilliant little book, written with stunning clarity, offers an entirely new perspective on what perennial philosophy actually means and entails. This is a return to the real philosophical quest, almost entirely forgotten by the academic world: a going beyond the limited self, to experience our kinship with the greater world and the deepest levels of reality, which results in a transformation of the self and a realization of our human nature.

For anyone interested in the roots of our philosophical tradition, or what a living philosophy could look like today and in the future - a philosophy that actually inspires and fertilizes culture, art, and human experience - this book is indispensable

©2015 Arthur Versluis (P)2015 Arthur Versluis

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An enjoyable listen that does justice to the title

This is a delight full of insight, does justice to the title.
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  • cocoloustaunau
  • 06-04-16

You Must Be Patient...

The contents is very .uk nteresting, the reader is a little slow...but he's the author!