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The Wisdom of Ancient Cosmology: Contemporary Science in Light of Tradition
Wolfgang Smith, drawing upon a rare combination of expertise in mathematical physics, philosophy and traditional metaphysics, has written extensively on interdisciplinary problems relating to these respective domains. The present book has evolved out of a key ontological recognition consonant with time-honored metaphysical doctrine. In keeping with a realist view of cognit...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 14th 2009 by Foundation for Traditional Studies
(first published 2004)
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Carl Sagan famously brought images of the cosmos into the homes of millions of Americans. With the Hubble photos we all saw with our own eyes the immensity and beauty of the Universe. But what exactly does that immediately recognizable beauty mean? Is the beauty of a pet animal in its genetic and biological composition, or is it much more? In this book, Wolfgang Smith argues that the cosmos must be taken as something apart from terrestrial reality, and proposes a traditional method of understand...more