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Superior points of view: William James and Aldous Huxley’s reflections on mystical and religious experiences

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The question of the nature, truthfulness and value of mystical and spiritual experiences is thought- provoking and puzzling. Even today, it is not possible to provide a clear and univocal answer. There are multiple unsolved questions: What is a mystical or religious experience? Does a mystical experience supply knowledge about the transcendental? Are psychological, theological, and metaphysical speculations forever relegated to the limbo-land of mere possibility, or do they, on any level, ref...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Faculty of Theology and Religion, Oxford University
Journal:
Journal of the Oxford Graduate Theological Society More from this journal
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-40
Publication date:
2020-11-10
Acceptance date:
2020-07-15
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1146152
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pubs:1146152
Deposit date:
2020-11-20

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