hermetism


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hermetism

(ˈhɜːmɪˌtɪzəm)
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(Alternative Belief Systems) a former religion based on pagan mystical knowledge
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The following comment by Ortega appears to be compatible with this view if "hermetism" is interpreted as self-closed and "indocility" is interpreted as arrogant: "The basic texture of their [the masses] soul is wrought of hermetism and indocility" (Ortega, 1932, p.
Pure dance knows even an extreme form: exhibition of subjectivity to the extent of obscurity, even hermetism.
After a personal crisis at the end of the '60s, Bloom deepens his study, the works now under focus being especially those of Emerson and Freud, but also the ancient mystic systems of gnosis, the Kabbalah and hermetism.
Marsilio Ficino's later interest in Hermetism is conceptualized, then, by his familiarity with earlier Christian writers who drew on the Asclepius as well as on fragmentary quotations from Hermetic works by Lactantius and others.
Abstract: In the eighteenth century, hermetism was a marginal phenomenon for the Catholic Church, which favoured the missionary orders.
20) Fray Tomas next established two more desert sanctuaries in Belgiu and in 1626 formulated a theoretical model, published at Louvain in a manual on hermetism titled Instructio spiritualis (Zimmerman; Patetta 210-11; Sturm, L'Eremo di Montevirginio 9-13).
I wanted to do some thing similar in order to acquaint young people with the music of their time and to introduce them to the piano without hermetism [sic.
In his evaluation of Ibn Sar'in's oeuvre, Vincent Cornell characterizes this Andalusian "intellectual mystic" as an "Islamic Hermetist," but only after offering a seven-point working definition of medieval Islamic Hermetism.
61) V PERRONE COMPAGNI, "I testi magici di Ermete", en Hermetism from Late Antiquity to Humanism, ed.
As tangential phenomena of this major trend, we must view the reconsiderations of infinity induced by the mysteriosophic climate of Hellenism in the areas of Gnosticism and Hermetism.
Dixon's excellent reading of Hieronymus Bosch's The Cure of Folly, and an interesting review of representations of hermetism in the postmodern fiction of the twentieth century from Gyorgy E.
23) The cracked hermetism that gives the romance its transcendent quality is most in evidence here.