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The Resource Hermes in the Academy : ten years' study of Western esotericism at the University of Amsterdam, Wouter Hanegraaff, Joyce Pijnenburg, eds

Hermes in the Academy : ten years' study of Western esotericism at the University of Amsterdam, Wouter Hanegraaff, Joyce Pijnenburg, eds

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Hermes in the Academy : ten years' study of Western esotericism at the University of Amsterdam
Title
Hermes in the Academy
Title remainder
ten years' study of Western esotericism at the University of Amsterdam
Statement of responsibility
Wouter Hanegraaff, Joyce Pijnenburg, eds
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hermes in the academy" commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Center for History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents (GHF) at the University of Amsterdam. The center devotes itself to the study of Western esotericism, which includes topics such as Hermetic philosophy, Christian kabbalah and occultism. This volume shows how, over the past ten years, the GHF has developed into the leading international center for research and teaching in this domain
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
190.71/1
Index
index present
LC call number
B52.65.U55
LC item number
H47 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Hanegraaff, Wouter J
  • Pijnenburg, Joyce
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  • Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • Philosophy
  • Hermetism
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophy
  • Netherlands
Label
Hermes in the Academy : ten years' study of Western esotericism at the University of Amsterdam, Wouter Hanegraaff, Joyce Pijnenburg, eds
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; PREFACE; Part 1. History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents: Origins and Development; The Birth of a Chair; Ten Years of Studying and Teaching Western Esotericism; Part 2. Glimpses of Research; The Pagan Who Came from the East: George Gemistos Plethon and Platonic Orientalism; Astrologia Hermetica: Astrology, Western Culture, and the Academy; The Modernity of Occultism: Reflections on Some Crucial Aspects; Mathematical Esotericism: Some Perspectives on Renaissance Arithmology; Danish Esotericism in the 20th Century: The Case of Martinus
  • Part 3. Studying Western Esotericism in AmsterdamOn First Looking into the Halls of Hermeticism; An Unlikely Love Affair: Plato, the Netherlands, and Life after Westotericism; Heterology in Amsterdam: The Academy Takes the Other Out to Dinner; The Copenhagen Connection; If You Seek; Part 4. Western Esotericism in International Perspective; From "the Hermetic Tradition" to "Western Esotericism"; From Paris to Amsterdam and Beyond: Origins and Development of a Collaboration; Western Esotericism in the United Kingdom
  • From Talk about Esotericism to Esotericism Research: Remarks on the Prehistory and Development of a Research GroupSeven Epistemological Theses on Esotericism: Upon the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Chair; Hermes and his Students in Amsterdam; CONTRIBUTORS; REGISTER
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488594223
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1 online resource (163 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9789048510597
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)488594223
Label
Hermes in the Academy : ten years' study of Western esotericism at the University of Amsterdam, Wouter Hanegraaff, Joyce Pijnenburg, eds
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; PREFACE; Part 1. History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents: Origins and Development; The Birth of a Chair; Ten Years of Studying and Teaching Western Esotericism; Part 2. Glimpses of Research; The Pagan Who Came from the East: George Gemistos Plethon and Platonic Orientalism; Astrologia Hermetica: Astrology, Western Culture, and the Academy; The Modernity of Occultism: Reflections on Some Crucial Aspects; Mathematical Esotericism: Some Perspectives on Renaissance Arithmology; Danish Esotericism in the 20th Century: The Case of Martinus
  • Part 3. Studying Western Esotericism in AmsterdamOn First Looking into the Halls of Hermeticism; An Unlikely Love Affair: Plato, the Netherlands, and Life after Westotericism; Heterology in Amsterdam: The Academy Takes the Other Out to Dinner; The Copenhagen Connection; If You Seek; Part 4. Western Esotericism in International Perspective; From "the Hermetic Tradition" to "Western Esotericism"; From Paris to Amsterdam and Beyond: Origins and Development of a Collaboration; Western Esotericism in the United Kingdom
  • From Talk about Esotericism to Esotericism Research: Remarks on the Prehistory and Development of a Research GroupSeven Epistemological Theses on Esotericism: Upon the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Chair; Hermes and his Students in Amsterdam; CONTRIBUTORS; REGISTER
Control code
488594223
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (163 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048510597
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)488594223

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