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Aldous Huxley and the mysticism of science

June Deery

Aldous Huxley and the mysticism of science

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 -- Knowledge -- Science.,
    • Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Mysticism in literature.,
    • Science in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-223) and index.

      StatementJune Deery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6015.U9 Z5967 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL995313M
      ISBN 100312159838
      LC Control Number96033918


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[June Deery] -- Can religious belief survive in a scientific era. Will the desire for the transcendent outlast postmodern nihilism. Aldous Huxley thought so.

One of the first writers to grasp the profound. Aldous Huxley, take on spirituality and the base of all religions as seen through the eyes of saints and spiritual leaders. It's a life changing beautifully written book.

Aldous Huxley is Cited by: It is ironic that Aldous Huxley and John F. Kennedy both died on the same day--Nov. 22, for while the President espoused a “new frontier,” it was Huxley who to a large extent discovered : Charles Marowitz.

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He was a member of the famous Huxley family who produced a number of brilliant scientific minds. He also maintained an interest in occult phenomena, such as hypnotism, séances, and other activities occupying the border between science and mysticism. Huxley’s experiments with drugs led him to write several books that had profound influences on the sixties counterculture.

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Buy Huxley and God: Essays on Mysticism, Religion and Spirituality by Huxley, Aldous, Bridgeman, Jacqueline (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book 5/5(5). Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, written in and published in Largely set in a futuristic World State, inhabited by genetically modified citizens and an intelligence-based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological Author: Aldous Huxley.

British author Aldous Huxley published more than thirty nonfiction pieces that ranged from travelogues to social criticism to examinations of literature. He wrote plays, short stories, poetry, and screenplays. Despite Huxley's facility and prolific output in these various genres, he is best known.

ALDOUS HUXLEY: EXPONENT OF MYSTICISM IN AMERICA Long before, in the 's, Huxley had begun publishing novels, short stories, and essays that showed a persisting interest in mysticism. Take note of how author Aldous Huxley expresses his distrust of 20th-century politics and technology in his sci-fi novel Brave New World, on : The Doors of Perception is a book by Aldous Huxley.

Published init details his taking mescaline in May The book takes its title from a phrase in William Blake's poem The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Huxley recalls the insights he experienced, which range from the "purely aesthetic" to "sacramental vision".

Huxley was the grandson of T. Huxley, a scientist and friend of Charles Darwin. Huxley’s brother Julian was a noted biologist and writer, and his half-brother Andrew was a Nobel laureate in physiology.

Huxley appeared destined to work in science, too, initially planning to become a physician. Aldous Huxley pictured in the s. 'We failed to notice that our runaway infatuation with the sleek toys produced by the likes of Apple and Samsung might well turn out to be as powerful a.

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Aldous Huxley on Sincerity, Our Fear of the Obvious, and the Two Types of Truth Artists Must Reconcile Aldous Huxley on Freedom, Propaganda, and the Future of Technology: A Rare and Prophetic Interview by Mike Wallace Don Giovanni and the Universe: Aldous Huxley on How the Moon Illuminates the Complementarity of Spirituality and Science.

Aldous Huxley Selected Letters Edited by James Sexton pages. $ Ivan R. Dee. Aldous Huxley began his literary career on the edge of Bloomsbury and ended it. Abstract. When Aldous Huxley became interested in mysticism in the second half of his career, his concern for science also deepened.

He became less a literary man and more a man of ideas, writing, among other things, on a variety of issues connected with science in the modern : Patrick Grant. In this talk and group discussion, author Jules Evans will explore the life and work of Aldous Huxley, a mystic of Piccadilly (he converted to mysticism while living over the road from St James in Albany Street) and one of the most important influences on the growing demographic of ‘spiritual but not religious’.

I first read Brave New World in high school back in the sixties. Rereading it again in reveals that it was entirely over my teenage head. I doubt I got even % of Aldous Huxley's satire. Although I expect high school and college students of today have both the.

This fifth volume of a projected six collects Aldous Huxley's () complete essays of the period. His essays during this time reflect upon the role of science and technology in modern culture, his growing interest in religious mysticism, and his philosophy of history. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

BooknewsPages: Aldous Huxley: Admits motive for anti-Christian bias. Aldous Huxley was a British novelist who wrote Brave New World (), and was a grandson of ‘Darwin’s Bulldog’, T.H. Huxley. He was also the brother of the leading atheistic evolutionist Sir Julian Huxley (see quotes: Humanism as religion and Human soul and religion are just the product of religion), and died the same day as.

Aldous Huxley (26 July – 22 November ), one of the great modern thinkers, philosophers, and social commentators of the 20th century, is often hailed as an inspirational figure of the Human Potential Movement and the subsequent development of transpersonal psychology.

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July – 22 November ) was an English writer, and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family.

He wrote a number of novels, on various themes. Most of his books are about modern society, the effects of modern science and, later, on mysticism and psychedelic drugs like : Aldous Leonard Huxley, 26 JulyGodalming.

Aldous Huxley Biography Early Years. Aldous Huxley was born Jin the village of Godalming, Surrey, England. The third son of Leonard Huxley, a writer, editor, and teacher, and Julia Arnold, also a teacher, the young Aldous grew up in a family of well-connected, well.

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Aldous Huxley was an important figure in early modern science fiction. His novel Brave New World is a seminal work, listed within many "top novel" lists and dealing with subjects including reproduction, cloning, psychological manipuation, recreational drug use and many other themes but most importantly on the issue of the "dehumanising aspects of scientific progress" - it was way.

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Crome Yellow Brief Candles Brave New World Brave New World - Revisited Eyeless in Gaza (also of interest for their fame, but IMHO not "among the best", are: Ape and Essence (3rd of the BNW-dystopian books) The Doors of Perception).

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Though he attacks Snow's ""bland scientism"", he feels 20th century litterateurs are lling in an ivory tower, immune to the wonders of Heisenberg and Einstein. He otes the linguistic Iron Curtain: on one side, scientific.