Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio: “Nietzsche & Gnosticism” (Raj Ayyar)

Aen Byte Gnostic Radio, 16 October 2019 Friedrich Nietzsche remains today a cultural icon and enigmatic philosopher. His ideas have informed many modern art expressions and occult movements. But are the Gnostic themes in the ideas of Nietzsche? We answer that question by exploring various Nietzschean concepts like the Death of God, Eternal Reoccurrence, Apollo &…

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“An Indian philosophy of universal contingency: Nagarjuna’s school” (Fernando Tola & Carmen Dragonetti)

The Normal Experience and the Philosophical Study of the Empirical Reality The ordinary experience reveals to us a reality composed of beings and things which present themselves as existing in se et per se, as compact, continuous and unitary, as permanent and as real, i.e. as being such as we perceive them. The Madhyamika school…

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“Nihilism as Axiological Illness” (Nicolae Râmbu)

Journal of Human Values, 21(1) 64–71 © 2015 Management Centre for Human Values. SAGE Publications. Abstract: The presentation of nihilism as a phenomenon integrated in the category of illnesses is very common in the scientific literature. This paper is centered on the fact that nihilism is a major disease of the axiological conscience, an illness…

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“The sceptic-on-duty” (Rüdiger Punzet)

The Hindu 04 December 2010 Profoundly influenced by Buddhism and Hinduism, the Romanian philosopher E.M. Cioran saw life as a quest for the void The American literary critic Susan Sontag called him the French Nietzsche, John Updike dubbed him a frustrated monk, and Bernhard-Henri Lévy described him as a “Dandy of the void beside whom…

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