- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
New Trade Paper
Currently out of stock.
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
More copies of this ISBN
This title in other editions
Other titles in the LP Classic Reprint Series series:
Dilemma of Narcissus (LP Classic Reprint Series)by Louis Lavelle
Synopses & Reviews
A profound reading of the Narcissus tale and of the recovery of one's own soul.
For Louis Lavelle, metaphysics means "the science of spiritual inwardness". "If the Greeks of old repeat 'Know thyself' and the Christians 'Forget thyself, '" he wrote, "it is because they are not speaking of the same self; and I can only know the one on condition that I forget the other". In this book, after a profound reading of the Narcissus tale, he shows what must be forgotten and what must be known if we would participate consciously in a reality that transcends the individual both without and within. His final chapter gives a portrait of the mature soul in whom - through the discipline of "participation" - being, knowledge, and love are perfected and virtually indistinguishable.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General