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Swedenborg and Esoteric Islam by Henry Corbin

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The first essay, ” Mundus Imaginalisor The Imaginary and the Imaginal,” clarifies Corbin’s use of the term he coined, mundus imaginalisor “the imaginal world. Behind this history or histories lies a spiritual truth. The first essay, ” Mundus Swerenborgor The Imaginary and the Imaginal,” clarifies Corbin’s use of th This volume makes two essays by Henry Corbin, the eminent French scholar of Islam, available in English for the first time.


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Swedenborg and Esoteric Islam

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In his Histoire de la philosophie islamiquehe disproved the common view that philosophy among the Muslims came to an end after Ibn Rushd, demonstrating rather that a lively philosophical activity persisted in the eastern Muslim world — especially Iran — and continues to our own day.

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