A Traditionalist Outlook for Modern Man
A conceptual look at everything, is this possible? A study trying to point the way ahead for thought, science, and art in the 21st century? Author Lennart Svensson indeed tries to do this in his new book, Borderline: A Traditionalist Outlook for Modern Man, which is an attempt to create an integral concept of Man, God, and the Universe. Espousing an holistic attitude, the book aims at unifying action with being, the active with the inactive, the spirit with the symbol, and the whole with the detail.
This is a study acknowledging Perennial Thought, the ancient tradition of ontology and ethics as seen in Greek metaphysics, the Bhagavad-Gîtâ, Christian mysticism, and Western thinkers like Goethe, Jung, Nietzsche and Jünger. The book contains chapters on Plotinus and symbolism, a criticism of scientific reductionism, a look into…
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