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The Resource The return to the mystical : Ludwig Wittgenstein, Teresa of Avila and the Christian mystical tradition, Peter Tyler

The return to the mystical : Ludwig Wittgenstein, Teresa of Avila and the Christian mystical tradition, Peter Tyler

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The return to the mystical : Ludwig Wittgenstein, Teresa of Avila and the Christian mystical tradition
Title
The return to the mystical
Title remainder
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Teresa of Avila and the Christian mystical tradition
Statement of responsibility
Peter Tyler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What is mystical is not how the world is but that it is' (Ludwig Wittgenstein)The Spanish Carmelite reformer, Teresa of Avila and the Austrian professor of logic, Ludwig Wittgenstein do not at first sight seem to be the most obvious of bed fellows. Yet, in this strikingly original work, Dr Peter Tyler argues that both were galvinised through their reading to 'see the world aright' by a radical form of writing known as 'mystical'. As young adults both were in turmoil, loneliness and despair, yet found in this style of writing personal transformation, commitment and, most of all, engagement with
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N$T
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1963-
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Tyler, Peter
Dewey number
248.22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BV5082.3
LC item number
.T95 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Teresa
  • Mysticism
  • Mysticism
  • Teresa
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Christian theology
  • RELIGION
  • Mysticism
  • Mysticism
Label
The return to the mystical : Ludwig Wittgenstein, Teresa of Avila and the Christian mystical tradition, Peter Tyler
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A change of aspect? -- pt. 1. A Wittgensteinian view of the mystical. What is mystical anyway? -- Saying and showing : a Wittgensteinian methodology -- pt. 2. The evolution of the theologia mystica. The origins of the theologia mystica : Dionysius the Areopagite -- The medieval flowering of the theologia mystica -- The emergence of the Spanish school : mystical theology as 'recollection' -- pt. 3. Wittgenstein and Teresa of Avila. Teresa of Avila's mystical strategies -- Wittgenstein and the return to the mystical -- A concluding unscientific postscript: A 'life question' or 'empty chatter'?
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747111032
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441161512
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747111032
Label
The return to the mystical : Ludwig Wittgenstein, Teresa of Avila and the Christian mystical tradition, Peter Tyler
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A change of aspect? -- pt. 1. A Wittgensteinian view of the mystical. What is mystical anyway? -- Saying and showing : a Wittgensteinian methodology -- pt. 2. The evolution of the theologia mystica. The origins of the theologia mystica : Dionysius the Areopagite -- The medieval flowering of the theologia mystica -- The emergence of the Spanish school : mystical theology as 'recollection' -- pt. 3. Wittgenstein and Teresa of Avila. Teresa of Avila's mystical strategies -- Wittgenstein and the return to the mystical -- A concluding unscientific postscript: A 'life question' or 'empty chatter'?
Control code
747111032
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441161512
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747111032

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