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By Eric Voegelin

Autobiographical Reflections is a window into the brain of a guy whose reassessment of the character of heritage and inspiration has overturned conventional methods to, and value determinations of, the Western highbrow culture. right here we come across the motivations for Voegelin's paintings, the phases within the improvement of his distinct philosophy of awareness, his key highbrow breakthroughs, his conception of heritage, and his prognosis of the political ills of the trendy age.
Included during this revised quantity is a word list of phrases utilized in Voegelin’s writings. The thesaurus lists, defines, and illustrates from the author’s writings a number of the keyword phrases hired, paying specific recognition to the Greek phrases. jointly, the word list and enlarged index systematically contain names, matters, principles, writings, and phrases, making this quantity an necessary support for any critical research of Eric Voegelin’s oeuvre.

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For the research of letters. Agathon. the great. In Plato, the nice as such. utilized by Voegelin to consult the transcendent pole of the stress of lifestyles. Agnoein. To be ignorant. Agnoia. lack of know-how. Aition, aitia. reason, motives. occasionally utilized by Voegelin to consult the floor of order. Akribeia. Precision, exactness. Aletheia. fact, that that's “unhidden” or “uncovered. ” In Voegelin, specially “lived” fact, existential fact, the skilled manifestness of “existential realization” (q. v. ). corresponding to episteme (q. v. ). Alle bisherige Geschichte. “All of background in the past” (Marx). Allotriosis. Self-alienation, estrangement from the reality of one’s event of human lifestyles. Autobiographical Reflections (76): “In the Stoic psychopathology, allotriosis ability a kingdom of withdrawal from one’s personal self as constituted via the stress towards the divine flooring of life. ” Alogos. Speechless, missing knowledge. Amathes, pl. amatheis. Ignorant. Amathia. lack of awareness, folly, rudeness, boorishness. time period utilized by Plato within the legislation to consult voluntary lack of knowledge stimulated through aversion to fact (consequently a higher time period than “folly” in English), an unwillingness to be drawn into the distinction of the transcendent. Amator sapientiae. Lover of knowledge (=philosophos, philosopher). Amicitia. Friendship. utilized by Aquinas to consult the opportunity of mutual love among God and people. Amor Dei. Love of God (Augustine); openness of the soul towards transcendence. Amor sui. Love of the egoistically conceived self; closedness of the soul opposed to transcendence. Analogia entis. See Analogy of being Analogy of being (analogia entis). The time period in medieval theology for the concept God isn't really one specific entity between others yet appreciably transcendent Being Itself (Aquinas’s Ipsum Esse Subsistens), within which all specific entities or existents exist by means of “participation” (q. v. ). means that the one sufficient language for transcendent truth (q. v. ) is analogical and that the relative adequacy of such language is grounded within the inherently analogical personality of all participated being. Anamnesis. Remembrance, or recollection. In Plato’s Meno, the concept that no matter what one learns during this lifestyles is recalled from the reminiscence of what used to be recognized in a former existence. In Voegelin’s interpretation, a logo for the popularity that the explication of expertise is the bringing into attention of what had formerly been implicitly current to know-how, yet now not been explicitly unsleeping. Ananke. Constraint, necessity, destiny, future. Andreia. Manliness, braveness. Anima mundi. global soul. Latin time period for Plato’s animate cosmos within the Timaeus. one of many hypostases of Plotinus. Anima rationalis et intellectiva. A soul in a position to realizing and of severely reflective judgment. Anoia. Folly, oblivion. mentioned in looking for Order (OH, vol. five) as forgetfulness of one’s partnership in the neighborhood of being and, for that reason, transformation of participation (q. v. ) in life right into a self-assertive declare to split life.

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