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Aldous Huxley and the Mysticism of Science

  • June¬†Deery
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. June Deery
      Pages 1-9
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. June Deery
      Pages 13-24
    3. June Deery
      Pages 25-47
    4. June Deery
      Pages 48-75
    5. June Deery
      Pages 76-97
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. June Deery
      Pages 101-127
    3. June Deery
      Pages 128-145
    4. June Deery
      Pages 146-169
    5. June Deery
      Pages 170-172
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 173-231

About this book

Introduction

Can religious belief survive in a scientific era? Aldous Huxley thought so. His early recognition of the profound significance of twentieth-century science and the need for moral and spiritual direction resulted in his espousal of mysticism. An examination of his fiction and nonfiction reveals Huxley's significance for cross-disciplinary debates between religion, science and literature and provides examples of the transmission or refraction of knowledge from one discourse to another.

Keywords

English literature fiction religion religious belief science

Authors and affiliations

  • June¬†Deery
    • 1
  1. 1.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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