The Perennial Philosophy Paperback – Jun 3 2004
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The longer fiction of Aldous Huxley has been in the mainstream of the "Novel of Ideas" since the publication in England in 1921 (America 1922) of Crome Yellow, his first novel. Huxley is one of the most skillful and most successful social satirists of the twentieth century. His novels go far in defining the character of modern man, while his later work reflects an interest in mysticism and the effect of the consciousness-expanding drugs.
Born in England in 1894, Mr. Huxley took to writing when his eyesight temporarily failed. From 1934 until his death in 1963, Aldous Huxley lived in California.
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"IN STUDYING the Perennial Philosophy we can begin either at the bottom, with practice and morality; or at the top, with a consideration of metaphysical truths; or, finally, in the middle, at the focal point where mind and matter, action and thought have th" Read the first page
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This is a good anthology of the perennial philosophy. The design is easy to follow and too interesting to put aside. Read morePublished on Oct. 19 2003 by Bernie
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_The Perrenial Philosophy_ is a masterpiece of English literature - one of the most important books of the twentieth century written in our language. Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2003 by Ross James Browne