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Gurdjieff and Hypnosis: A Hermeneutic Study

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Human enlightenment and liberation, mystics have long advised, require spiritual awakening from the hypnotic sleep of everyday life. This book explores the life and ideas of the enigmatic twentieth century philosopher, mystic, and teacher of esoteric dances George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff (1872?-1949), performing a hermeneutic textual analysis of all his published writings to ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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The first proper analysis of all of Gurdjieff's actual writings, with the idea that the overarching concern of all of them was the problem of hypnotism. A bit messy in the details, but overall makes a really good case.
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