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Reshaping karma: an Indic metaphysical paradigm in traditional and modern astrology

Redaktör:
  • Nicholas Campion
Publiceringsår: 2010
Språk: Engelska
Sidor: 52-68
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Cosmologies: Proceedings of the seventh annual conference of the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, 6–7 June 2009
Dokumenttyp: Konferensbidrag
Förlag: Sophia Centre Press

Sammanfattning

The paper examines the metaphysical ideas employed to embed Hellenistic astrology in an Indian religious and cultural context, relating them to questions of causality, determinism and moral freedom. These ideas are contrasted against the largely Thesophical adaptation of the same concepts, which in the 19th and 20th centuries formed the emerging modern astrology in Europe, and which led it to abandon the traditional prognostic model in favour of an esoteric-symbolic one, in a radical reversal of the compromise between astrology and theology dominating the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Disputation

Nyckelord

  • Philosophy and Religion

Övriga

Published
Yes
  • ISBN: 978-1-907767-00-5

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