Cosmos and Psyche by Richard Tarnas
Intimations of a New World View

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From a philosopher whose magisterial history of Western thought was praised by Joseph Campbell and Huston Smith comes a brilliant new book that traces the connection between cosmic cycles and archetypal patterns of human experience. Drawing on years of research and on thinkers from Plato to Jung, Richard Tarnas explores the planetary correlations of epochal events like the French Revolution, the two world wars, and September 11. Whether read as astrology updated for the quantum age or as a contemporary classic of spirituality, Cosmos and Psyche is a work of immense sophistication, deep learning, and lasting importance.


 

About Richard Tarnas

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Richard Tarnas is a cultural historian and professor of philosophy and psychology and the author of The Passion of the Western Mind. He teaches on the faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara.
 
Published January 19, 2006 by Plume. 604 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Religion & Spirituality, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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According to Tarnas, acclaimed author of The Passion of the Western Mind , history is on the verge of a major shift, comparable to the one wrought by Copernicus and Galileo, but a seemingly antiscientific one: an astrological turn that can only be understood thorough chronicling planetary alignme...

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