Mind Only: A Philosophical and Doctrinal Analysis of the by Thomas E. Wood

By Thomas E. Wood

The Vijnanavadins have lengthy been characterised as believing in an absolute. Thomas wooden investigates the level to which this characterization is right. via a close research of a few in their primary texts, Dr. wooden demonstrates that the Vijnanavadins have been in reality ambivalent and occasionally inconsistent of their philosophical perspectives in this aspect.

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The Alchemist's Handbook: Manual for Practical Laboratory by Frater Albertus

By Frater Albertus

Why now not five stars?

For purposes:

1) Alchemy (The Weiser Concise advisor sequence) through Brian Cotnoir is a greater advent, even though, properly, it comprises little concerning the "Great Work".

2) the writer, Frater Albertus, comprises theosophistic (source: Mme H. P. Blavatsky et al) confusion just like the thought of literal "re-incarnation", anything of a "New Age" dogma yet, unluckily, an misguided nineteenth century amalgamation of the 2 conventional doctrines of metemphychosis and transmigration.

The final sections of the publication, starting with bankruptcy VII, "Wisdom of the Sages", are usually not superfluous yet to the contrary include a number of powerful tricks and valuable warnings approximately definite fabrics and approaches of the good Work.

The part "Alchemy and Philosophy" within the end is actually extraordinary, displaying how a few of the theories of contemporary chemistry may be usefully, harmoniously and seamlessly built-in into the normal framework of airtight philosophy and alchemy.

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Does God Exist?: An Answer for Today by Hans Küng, Edward Quinn

By Hans Küng, Edward Quinn

Does God exist? who's God? and will we finally belief in any truth? those questions were one of the maximum topics of human hypothesis due to the fact historical past all started, yet no longer until eventually glossy instances has the truth of God been so strongly known as into doubt. during this enormous learn, written for women and men of all faiths (and of none), Hans Kung, the main popular and debatable theologian on this planet this day, first strains the increase of contemporary atheism within the works of such nice thinkers as Descartes, Pascal, Feuerbach, Marx, Nietzsche and Freud, after which demonstrates--brilliantly and in phrases that make feel to us today--why a ""yes"" to God is still a extra moderate and in charge trust than its replacement, nihilism.

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