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This monograph is a exposition of philosophy as Orphean madness, what Plato alhis erotike mania: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The editor Algis Uzdavinys is an author translator and scholar of remarkable scope who uses his scholarship and his own deep knowledge of the philosophia perennis to illustrate for us the timeless wisdom of these writings.

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He gives an electrifying sense of the vitality of ancient philosophy, and conveys the depth and profundity of its spiritual roots. Open Preview See a Problem?

No trivia or quizzes yet. Nov 26, Maan Kawas rated it it was slgis. I was deeply put off by his argument by apposition. The Golden Chain of the title refers to the ancient belief that such philosophy transmits a heritage of unitive knowledge through a succession of enlightened teachers and students.


It didn’t surprise me that he railed against methodical and careful scholars like M.

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Adrian Bankhead rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Kim Skytte rated it it was ok Nov uzdafinys, Daniel rated it it was amazing Jun 12, 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.

Freidrich Hardenburg rated it it was amazing Uzfavinys 13, Tyler Newton rated it liked it Jan 27, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Good source to know uzdainys current scholar work on Orphism, Hermetism, Phytagoriamism and Plato. I guess Uzdavinys’ main thesis was that Plato maybe pick-and-choose-d parts of Orphic and Egyptian religious doctrine for his own system, or at the least was much influenced by Parmenides who was very much influenced by the Uzcavinys and the Egyptians.

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The Golden Chain : An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy

It is short, only 24 short chapters, but it is excellent and shows mastery on the subject. It’s a prolegomena where a critique is needed, and although it contains many brilliant insights and stunning observations, it’s tedious and exhausting to read, coming across like the ranting of an academic in the grip of a manic episode.

This monograph is a exposition of philosophy as Orphean madness, what Plato cal “Perhaps I am the mummy-like jackal who has come from the four corners of Nun and wishes to bark amongst the dogs of Seshat. Want to Read saving…. I little bit scholar but straight to the point. 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.

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