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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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According to O'Brien, Hermetism conceived the Nous like the demiurge.
Ortega (1932) discussed two primary traits of mass men: their self-closed and arrogant "hermetism and indocility" (p.
Pure dance knows even an extreme form: exhibition of subjectivity to the extent of obscurity, even hermetism. That is, to the extent of the considerable diminishing of the phatic and conative functions.
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. Recently, Bloom (2007) acknowledged again his affinity with Emerson's thought, but also his permanent oscillation between agnosticism and the mystical gnosis (Bloom 2005b: 7).
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.
As noted by Eco at a certain point, "modern quantitative science emerges in a dialogue with the quantitative science of hermetism".
(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.] and aesthetical concessions.
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. In a recent work published well after this collection (The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science, Oxford 2009), Kevin van Bladel argues against the use of Islamic Hermeticism as a category of historical analysis; one wonders if Cornell's detailed definition with specific application to Ibn Sab'in is sufficient to keep the category in play.
(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.