Monthly Archives: March 2013

About an excerpt from “The Eclipse of Reality”

Analyzing the phenomenon of production of “secondary reality” in ideological movement, Voegelin writes: “The great projectors of second realities are social forces because they are able to transform rational agreement on an unexceptional point into sweeping existential assent to the … Continue reading

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Voegelin and the decolonization of the mind

Jerry Day’s Voegelin, Schelling, and the Philosophy of Historical Existence (2003) shows the magnitude of the influence of Schelling on Voegelin, both on his philosophy of consciousness and his phenomenology of religion. The book indirectly raises another question. To what … Continue reading

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