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Emanuel Swedenborg

Author : Emanuel Swedenborg
ISBN : 1556434677
Genre : Philosophy
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Best known for his focus on the intuitive force within, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) also anticipated major modern discoveries in mineralogy, psychology, and anatomy. In this succinct and readable collection, Stanley expertly brings the most significant writings from Swedenborg's oeuvre together, showing readers a man who created a hieroglyphic language, reimagined the Genesis story, influenced Blake, Balzac, Strindberg, and Yeats, and authored a number of anonymous works that put the Swedish clergy of his day on high alert. This is the fourth title in the Western Esoteric Masters Series from North Atlantic Books.
Category: Philosophy

Emanuel Swedenborg

Author : William Spear
ISBN : 1585090964
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Swedenborg did more than most people would in ten lifetimes. He was fluent in 9 languages, excelled in music, was a member of Parliament, wrote 150 books on 17 different sciences, invented an undersea boat, glider, and a hearing-aid trumpet for the deaf. As an astronomer he put forth the nebular theory regarding planetary formation. As a physiologist he discovered the function of certain ductless glands and several areas of the brain. He wrote the first in-depth books on metallurgy and developed an elaborate theory of the origin of all thingsbut at age 57 dropped all scientific pursuits to search for the human soul. His spiritual discoveries attracted a large following that became a religion.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Emanuel Swedenborg

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ISBN : 9781438147949
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Emanuel Swedenborg

Author : Samuel Willard Crompton
ISBN : 9781438106595
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The Natural Philosophy Of Emanuel Swedenborg

Author : David Duner
ISBN : 9789400745605
Genre : Philosophy
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Although Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) is commonly known for his spiritual philosophy, his early career was focused unnatural science. During this period, Swedenborg thought of the world was like a gigantic machine, following the laws of mechanics and geometry. This volume analyzes this mechanistic worldview from the cognitive perspective, by means of a study of the metaphors in Swedenborg’s texts. The author argues that these conceptual metaphors are vital skills of the creative mind and scientific thinking, used to create visual analogies and abstract ideas. This means that Swedenborg’s mechanistic and geometrical worldview, allowed him to perceive the world as mechanical and geometrical. Swedenborg thought ”with” books and pens. The reading gave him associations and clues, forced him to interpret, and gave him material for his intellectual development.
Category: Philosophy

Emanuel Swedenborg Secret Agent On Earth And In Heaven

Author : Marsha Keith Schuchard
ISBN : 9789004214194
Genre : History
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Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French, pro-Jacobite party of “Hats” in Sweden. Utilizing Kabbalistic meditation techniques, he sought political intelligence on earth and in heaven.
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The Athanasian Creed

Author : Emanuel Swedenborg
ISBN : 0854480242
Genre : Athanasian Creed
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