Symbol and the Symbolic: Ancient Egypt, Science, and the Evolution of Consciousness (Paperback)
Ancient Egypt, Science, and the Evolution of Consciousness
Inner Traditions International, 9780892810222, 96pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 1981
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Symbolism is the intuitive means of overcoming the limitations of reason. Here Schwaller explains how true progress in human thought can be made only if we call upon the -symbolizing- faculty of intelligence, developed and refined in the temple culture of ancient Egypt and reflected in its hieroglyphs.
About the Author
R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz (1887-1961) was one of the most important philosophers, mathematicians, and Egyptologists of this century. His elucidation of the temple at Luxor and his presentation of the Egyptian understanding of a special quality of innate consciousness form a bridge that links the sacred science of the Ancients to its rediscovery in our own time.