Primordial Traditions (Second Edition)

Promotional Page courtesy of the Black Caviar Book Club, also featuring the Goatcraft soundtrack/video. Winner of the 2009 Ashton Wylie Award for Literary Excellence. Primordial Traditions was the winner of the 2009 Ashton Wylie Award for Literary Excellence. This new second edition of the original award winning collection features a selection of essays by Gwendolyn …

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New Edition of Primordial Traditions Released

Primordial Traditions was the winner of the 2009 Ashton Wylie Award for Literary Excellence. This new second edition of the original award winning collection features a selection of essays by Gwendolyn Taunton and other talented authors from the original periodical Primordial Traditions (2006-2010). http://www.amazon.com/Primordial-Traditions-Volume-Gwendolyn-Taunton/dp/0987559842/ref=pd_rhf_ee_p_tnr_1    

Revised Edition of Primordial Traditions Released

Primordial Traditions was the winner of the 2009 Ashton Wylie Award for Literary Excellence. This new second edition of the original award winning collection features a selection of essays by Gwendolyn Taunton and other talented authors from the original periodical Primordial Traditions (2006-2010). http://www.amazon.com/Primordial-Traditions-Volume-Gwendolyn-Taunton/dp/0987559842/ref=pd_rhf_ee_p_tnr_1

Cosmos, Science, Surrealism and the Hermetic Imaginary: An Interview with Leon Marvell

Cosmos, Science, Surrealism and the Hermetic Imaginary: An Interview with Leon Marvell. via Cosmos, Science, Surrealism and the Hermetic Imaginary: An Interview with Leon Marvell. For another piece by this author, see Alchemical Traditions by Aaron Cheak. http://www.amazon.com/Alchemical-Traditions-From-Antiquity-Avant-Garde/dp/0987559826/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1395012186&sr=8-1&keywords=alchemical+traditions

Cosmos, Science, Surrealism and the Hermetic Imaginary: An Interview with Leon Marvell

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sectitle-features 250521_10150284861351203_1932360_n Watching the new TV series Cosmos I was delighted to see so much attention given to Giordano Bruno.  But Hermetic and Platonic traditions that influenced his thought were as usual, ignored.  The currently official history of science tells us that while astrology and astronomy, and alchemy and chemistry grew up together in the 17 th century with the birth of what would become modern science astronomy and chemistry soared into the heavens while astrology and alchemy were condemned to lurk in the shadows.  That’s not how Professor Leon Marvell sees it.

In his groundbreaking book Transfigured Light: Philosophy, Science and the Hermetic Imaginary  Marvell argues that new research in the fields of Chaos and Complexity theory, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, far from being the radical arrival of previously unknown ideas, in fact have a long history which Marvell calls “Hermetic: the intellectual tradition that developed from the rediscovery…

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