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The Resource Locations of knowledge in medieval and early modern Europe : esoteric discourse and Western identities, by Kocku von Stuckrad, (electronic resource)

Locations of knowledge in medieval and early modern Europe : esoteric discourse and Western identities, by Kocku von Stuckrad, (electronic resource)

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Locations of knowledge in medieval and early modern Europe : esoteric discourse and Western identities
Title
Locations of knowledge in medieval and early modern Europe
Title remainder
esoteric discourse and Western identities
Statement of responsibility
by Kocku von Stuckrad
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One characteristic of European history of religion is a two-fold pluralisma "a pluralism of religious identities on the one hand, and a pluralism of various societal systems that interact with religious systems on the other. Addressing discourses of perfect knowledge in Western culture between 1200 and 1800, this book integrates the study of Western esotericism in a larger analytical framework of European history of religion. Viewed from a structuralist perspective, a ̃esoteric discoursea (TM) provides an analytical framework that helps to reveal genealogies of modern identities in a plur
Member of
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1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stuckrad, Kocku von
Dewey number
130.94
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill's studies in intellectual history,
Series volume
v. 186
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Occultism
  • Europe
  • Discourse analysis
  • Occultism
  • Europe
  • Group identity
  • Europe
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Social change
  • Europe
Label
Locations of knowledge in medieval and early modern Europe : esoteric discourse and Western identities, by Kocku von Stuckrad, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Esoteric discourse and the European history of religion -- Europe and the Christendom narrative -- From singularization to pluralism -- The secularization theory revisited -- Christian Occident? -- The two-fold pluralism -- The polemical construction of tradition -- The construction of Prisca Theologia -- Genealogies of wisdom -- Jewish perspectives -- Beyond tradition -- Conceptualizing the study of esoteric discourse -- Approaches to esotericism -- Secrecy as social capital -- Discourses of perfect knowledge -- Shared passions -- The secrets of experience : wisdom beyond demonstration -- Neoplatonism and theurgy in late antiquity -- Experiential knowledge in Suhrawardi's illuminationist philosophy -- The secrets of texts : esoteric hermeneutics -- The readability of the cosmos : Europe's obsession with words -- The textile of the divine in early Kabbalah -- Linguistic ontologies in Christian Kabbalah -- Humanistic philology : universal languages and the quest for the Ursprache -- The secrets of time : astrology and sacred history -- Critical response to ancient traditions : medieval Arabic astrology -- Sharing Muslim knowledge : Christian astrology -- Interferences -- Scientific encounters -- "Occult sciences" : the science-religion divide revisited -- John Dee : a scholar gone mad? -- Natural philosophy in an apocalyptic age -- Visual seductions -- The problem of "Renaissance paganism" -- Image acts and visual culture -- The presence of images as visual practice -- Political consideration -- Johann Heinrich Alsted : hermeticism and universal reform -- Perfect knowledge in the "circle of learning" : Alsted's encyclopaedia -- Conclusion: locations of knowledge -- Writing histories, narrating pasts -- Esoteric discourse and Western identities
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ocn667292798
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Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 240 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004184220
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612786990
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667292798
Label
Locations of knowledge in medieval and early modern Europe : esoteric discourse and Western identities, by Kocku von Stuckrad, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Esoteric discourse and the European history of religion -- Europe and the Christendom narrative -- From singularization to pluralism -- The secularization theory revisited -- Christian Occident? -- The two-fold pluralism -- The polemical construction of tradition -- The construction of Prisca Theologia -- Genealogies of wisdom -- Jewish perspectives -- Beyond tradition -- Conceptualizing the study of esoteric discourse -- Approaches to esotericism -- Secrecy as social capital -- Discourses of perfect knowledge -- Shared passions -- The secrets of experience : wisdom beyond demonstration -- Neoplatonism and theurgy in late antiquity -- Experiential knowledge in Suhrawardi's illuminationist philosophy -- The secrets of texts : esoteric hermeneutics -- The readability of the cosmos : Europe's obsession with words -- The textile of the divine in early Kabbalah -- Linguistic ontologies in Christian Kabbalah -- Humanistic philology : universal languages and the quest for the Ursprache -- The secrets of time : astrology and sacred history -- Critical response to ancient traditions : medieval Arabic astrology -- Sharing Muslim knowledge : Christian astrology -- Interferences -- Scientific encounters -- "Occult sciences" : the science-religion divide revisited -- John Dee : a scholar gone mad? -- Natural philosophy in an apocalyptic age -- Visual seductions -- The problem of "Renaissance paganism" -- Image acts and visual culture -- The presence of images as visual practice -- Political consideration -- Johann Heinrich Alsted : hermeticism and universal reform -- Perfect knowledge in the "circle of learning" : Alsted's encyclopaedia -- Conclusion: locations of knowledge -- Writing histories, narrating pasts -- Esoteric discourse and Western identities
Control code
ocn667292798
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004184220
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612786990
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667292798

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