The Guardians at the Gate: Archetypes, Angels and A Priori FormsReVision
DepartmentReligion and Philosophy
Abstract"In response to the growing cross-disciplinary interest in the transformability of human consciousness, this paper explores the doctrines of t consciousness as found in the work of four great Western metaphysicians -- Plato/Plotinus, St. Thomas Aquinas and Immanuel Kant. In Plato and Poltinus, in St. Thomas, and possibly in Kant as well, there lie oft-overlooked doctrines of at least two distinct forms of consciousness -- a normal, egoic, subject-object consciousness on the one hand, and , on the other hand, a transcendental consciousness in which one understands the true end of human life to be knowledge of and union with God." ~ from the article
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Publisher StatementOriginally published as Novak, P. (1980). The guardians at the gate:Archetypes, angels and a priori forms. ReVision, 3(2). 27 - 34.
Citation InformationPhilip Novak. "The Guardians at the Gate: Archetypes, Angels and A Priori Forms" ReVision Vol. 3 Iss. 2 (1980) p. 27 - 34
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