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Mirror of the Intellect: Essays on the Traditional Science and Sacred Art
A virtually complete collection of Burckhardt's essays, originally published throughout his long life in a variety of German and French journals. Their range is tremendous--from sacred cosmology and modern science through Christianity and Islam to symbolism and mythology. The chief virtue of the collection is precisely its comprehensiveness; both quantitatively and qualita ...more
Hardcover, 269 pages
Published 1987 by Archetype
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Une collection d'articles écrits par Titus Burckardt. Les sujets sont divers et variés qui vont du symbolisme (de l'eau par exemple) à l'étude des arts islamiques. Très jolie compilation qui donne une vue d'ensemble sur l’œuvre du grand burckardt.
Burckhardt has most eloquently elaborated how intellect is the one common source that feeds the various symbols of mysticism. He has no quarrel with any ideology and no restraint with any either. Burckardt writes directly from the heart and shows us that when we remove reason from the symbol, the remaining intellect is one, and the only true source of the Truth.