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Guénon, René

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Works: 585 works in 2,254 publications in 8 languages and 12,069 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea  Controversial literature  History  Bibliography  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
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The crisis of the modern world by René Guénon( Book )

118 editions published between 1924 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is no longer news that the Western world is in a crisis, a crisis that has spread far beyond its point of origin and become global in nature. In 1927, René Guénon responded to this crisis with the closest thing he ever wrote to a manifesto and 'call-to-action'. The Crisis of the Modern World was his most direct and complete application of traditional metaphysical principles-particularly that of the 'age of darkness' preceding the end of the present world-to social criticism, surpassed only by The Reign of Quantity and the Signs of the Times, his magnum opus. In the present work Guénon ruthlessly exposes the 'Western deviation': its loss of tradition, its exaltation of action over knowledge, its rampant individualism and general social chaos. His response to these conditions was not 'activist', however, but purely intellectual, envisioning the coming together of Western intellectual leaders capable under favorable circumstances of returning the West to its traditional roots, most likely via the Catholic Church, or, under less favorable ones, of at least preserving the 'seeds' of Tradition for the time to come. --
The reign of quantity and the signs of the times by René Guénon( Book )

75 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and his becoming, according to the Vedanta by René Guénon( Book )

86 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in French and English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Br> Man and His Becoming According to the Vedanta by Guénon, René; Nicholson, Richard C. (Translator) Terms of use A study of the constitution and development of the human being from the metaphysical point of view, with special reference to Vedantic doctrine. Descriptive content provided by Syndetics"! a Bowker service
Symbolism of the cross by René Guénon( Book )

73 editions published between 1857 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Symbolism of the Cross is a major doctrinal study of the central symbol of Christianity from the standpoint of the universal metaphysical tradition, the 'perennial philosophy' as it is called in the West. As Guernon points out, the cross is one of the most universal of all symbols and is far from belonging to Christianity alone. Indeed, Christians have sometimes tended to lose sight of its symbolism of its symbolical significance and to regard it as no more than the sign of a historical event. By restoring to the full spiritual value as a symbol, but without in any way detracting from its historical importance for Christianity, Guenon has performed a task of inestimable importance which perhaps only he, with his unrivaled knowledge of the symbolic languages of both East and West, was qualified to perform
The multiple states of being by René Guénon( Book )

50 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'ésotérisme de Dante by René Guénon( Book )

84 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great triad by René Guénon( Book )

58 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East and West by René Guénon( Book )

52 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study on civilization, East and West
Introduction générale à l'étude des doctrines hindoues by René Guénon( Book )

60 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the study of the Hindu doctrines by René Guénon( Book )

19 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Hinduism by René Guénon( Book )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le théosophisme: histoire d'une pseudo-religion by René Guénon( Book )

60 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in French and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symboles fondamentaux de la science sacrée by René Guénon( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aperçus sur l'ésotérisme islamique et le taoïsme by René Guénon( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in French and English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on initiation by René Guénon( Book )

50 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritual authority and temporal power by René Guénon( Book )

34 editions published between 1929 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential René Guénon : metaphysics, tradition, and the crisis of modernity by René Guénon( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prolific writer and author of over 24 books, René Guénon was the founder of the Perennialist/Traditionalist school of comparative religious thought. Known for his discourses on the intellectual and spiritual bankruptcy of the modern world, symbolism, tradition, and the inner or spiritual dimension of religion, this book is a compilation of his most important writings. A key component of his thought was the assertion that universal truths manifest themselves in various forms in the world's religions and his writings on Hinduism, Taoism, and Sufism are particularly illuminating in this regard
Les principes du calcul infinitésimal by René Guénon( Book )

29 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insights into Christian esoterism by René Guénon( Book )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formes traditionnelles et cycles cosmiques by René Guénon( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The essential René Guénon : metaphysics, tradition, and the crisis of modernity
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The reign of quantity and the signs of the timesMan and his becoming, according to the VedantaSymbolism of the crossThe multiple states of beingL'ésotérisme de DanteThe great triadEast and WestIntroduction to the study of the Hindu doctrines
Alternative Names
?Abd al-Wa¯h?id Yah?yá, shaykh

Abd al-Wahid Yahia.

ʿAbd al-Wāh̄id Yaḥyá 1886-1951

ʻAbd al-Wāḥid Yaḥyá shaykh

Abd El Wahad Yahia

Abd El Wahad Yahia 1886-1951

Abdel Wahid Yahia

Abdel Wahid Yahia 1886-1951

Abdel Wahid Yahia Shaikh

Genon, Rene

Guénon R.

Guénon R. 1886-1951

Guénon, René

Guénon, René, 1886-1951

Guénon, René Jean Marie Joseph.

Guénon, René-Jean-Marie-Joseph 1886-1951

Guenonas Réné

{Le Sphinx Le 1886-1951

Palingénius

Palingénius, T.

Rene Genon

Renē Genons

René Guénon

René Guénon francia metafizikus, szúfi misztikus író, filozófus

René Guénon francouzský spisovatel

René Guénon francuski myśliciel i pisarz ezoteryczny

René Guénon Frans schrijver

René Guénon fransk författare

René Guénon fransk skribent

René Guénon französischer Metaphysiker und esoterischer Schriftsteller

René Guénon French metaphysician

René Guénon scrittore e esoterista francese

Yah?ya, ? ?Abd al-Wāh?id, shaykh

Yahia Abd El Wahad

Yahia, Abd El Wahad 1886-1951

Yahia Abdel Wahed

Yahia Abdel Wahed 1886-1951

Yahia, Abdel Wahid 1886-1951

Yahia Abdel Wahid Shaikh

Yahia Sheikh Abdel Wahed

Yahia Sheikh Abdel Wahed 1886-1951

Yaḥyá, ʿAbd al-Wāh̄id 1886-1951

Yaḥyá, ʻAbd al-Wāḥid shaykh

Ρενέ Γκενόν

Абд-аль-Вахид Яхья 1886-1951

Генон Р. 1886-1951

Генон Р. Ж. М. Ж. 1886-1951

Генон Рене

Генон, Рене, 1886-1951

Г'энон Рене

Рене Генон

Рене Генон француски метафизичар

Ґенон Рене

Ռենե Գենոն ֆրանսիացի գրող

רנה גואנון מטאפיזיקאי וסופר צרפתי

جينو، رينيه

رنه گنون نویسنده فرانسوی

ريني غينون

رينيه جينو

رينيه جينو، 1886-1951

رینے گینوں

عبد الواحد يحيى

عبد الواحد يحيى، الشيخ

عبد الواحد يحيى، الشيخ، 1886-1951

عبد الواحد يحيى، شيخ

عبدالواحد يحيى

عبدالواحد يحيى، الشيخ

يحى, عبد الواحد 1886-1951

يحيى، عبد الواحد

يحيى، عبد الواحد، الشيخ

يحيى، عبد الواحد، الشيخ، 1886-1951

يحيى، عبد الواحد، شيخ

يحيى، عبدالواحد

يحيى، عبدالواحد، الشيخ

گنو، رينيه

گ‍ن‍ون‌, رن‍ه‌.

রেন জুনুন

ゲノン, ルネ

ルネ・ゲノン

雷內·格農

Languages
French (802)

English (200)

Italian (31)

Spanish (27)

German (18)

Turkish (8)

Chinese (1)

Russian (1)