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The inner reaches of outer space : metaphor as myth and as religion

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1988, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial Library edView all editions and formats
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Developed from a memorable series of lectures delivered in San Francisco, which included a legendary symposium at the Palace of Fine Arts with astronaut Rusty Schweickart, Joseph Campbell's last book explores the space age. Campbell posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually at work within human beings as well and that a new mythology is implicit in this realization. He examines the new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mythology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Campbell
ISBN: 0060551526 9780060551520 0060963530 9780060963538
OCLC Number: 18464527
Notes: Originally published: New York : A. van der Marck Editions, ©1986.
Description: 155 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Myth and the body --
Cosmology and the mystic imagination --
Metaphor as myth and as religion.
Responsibility: Joseph Campbell.

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Developed from a memorable series of lectures delivered in San Francisco, which included a legendary symposium at the Palace of Fine Arts with astronaut Rusty Schweickart, Joseph Campbell's last book explores the space age. Campbell posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually at work within human beings as well and that a new mythology is implicit in this realization. He examines the new mythology and other questions in these essays which he described as "a broadly shared spiritual adventure."--Publisher description.

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