Tagged: Intellectual History

Intellectual history for beginners 0

Intellectual History for Beginners

This article is intended for graduate students and young researchers who have just started to take an interest in intellectual history or are considering dipping their toe into the subject. This is neither a scholarly article nor a condensed lesson on the subject; this article simply highlights the necessary preliminary...

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Kamal Jumblatt’s Intellectual Itinerary

Kamal Jumblatt is best known for being an important leftist leader in Lebanon and the head of its Druze community, a minority religious group generally considered a branch of Shia Islam. From 1943 to 1977, he was elected deputy for the Chouf district in Mount Lebanon, and as a minister...

In Search of the Miraculous: Ouspenski and Gurdjieff 65 years on. 0

In Search of the Miraculous: Ouspenski and Gurdjieff 65 years on

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching is a central text on the life and works of the once popular Armenian mystic George Gurdjieff. Though now largely forgotten by the Western mainstream, Gurdjieff is an extremely curious, multi-sided figure of late 19th-early 20th century European history. He...