West Philosophy

  1. The Secret Teachings of All ages

    A classic since 1928, this masterly encyclopedia of ancient mythology, ritual, symbolism, and the arcane mysteries of the ages is available for the first time in a compact "reader's edition."

    Like no other book of the twentieth century, Manly P. Hall's legendary The Secret Teachings of All Ages is a codex to the ancient occult and esoteric traditions of the world. Students of hidden wisdom, ancient symbols, and arcane practices treasure Hall's magnum opus above all other works.

  2. Philosophy - East and West

    This volume presents the results of the East-West Philosophers Conference held at the University of Hawaii during the summer of 1939. At this conference, representatives of Orient and Occident were brought together to investigate, through the mediums of per sonal contact, discussion, and formal papers, the meaning and sig nificance of the basic attitudes of these two major traditions. The conference was particularly concerned with the significance of the philosophy of the East for the West.

  3. An Outline of Occult Science

    From the intro: "My knowledge of things of the spirit is a direct result of my own perception, and I am fully conscious of this fact. In all details I had always examined myself carefully as to whether every step I took in the progress of my perception was accompanied by a fully awake consciousness.

  4. The Mark

    The Mark by Maurice Nicoll, from the intro: “Man touches the Earth with his physical feet, but he touches life with his psychological feet. His most external psychological level is sensual, a matter of sensation, a matter of the senses. That is, his most external thinking and feeling arise from what he perceives from sense. This level represents the feet of his psychological being as distinct from the feet of his physical being, and the kind of shoes which cover his feet represent his particular views, opinions, and attitudes that he wears or uses in his approach to sense-given life.

  5. Critique of Pure Reason

    Critique of Pure Reason is one of the cornerstones in western philosophy. It was first published in 1781 and it was later followed by the works: Critique of Judgement and the Critique of Judgement. In Critique of Pure Reason, Kant outline his theories about space and time as a form of perceiving and causality as a form of knowing. Both space and time and our conceptual principles and processes pre-structure our experience.

  6. Tales of Power

    Carlos Castaneda is the author of a range of books on his alleged meetings with a group of Mexican sorcerers. According to the books, Carlos Castaneda became the pupil of the Indians Don Juan and Don Genaro who during many years introduced him to the world of traditional Mesoamerican shamanism. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan in 1968, Castaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training . His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages.

  7. The Complete Pythagoras

    The Complete Pythagoras is a compilation of two books. The first is entitled The Life Of Pythagoras and contains the four biographies of Pythagoras that have survived from antiquity: that of Iamblichus (280-333 A.D.), Porphry (233-306 A.D.), Photius (ca 820- ca 891 A.D.) and Diogenes Laertius (180 A.D.). The second is entitled Pythagorean Library and is a complete collection of the surviving fragments from the Pythagoreans.