The Diamond & the Star: An Exploration of Their Symbolic Meaning in an Insecure Age

The Diamond & the Star: An Exploration of Their Symbolic Meaning in an Insecure Age

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Describing the use of symbols in philosophy and religion, this book connects the Taoist symbol of the self—the diamond body—to the tetrahedron, as well as to the four valences of the carbon molecule, the basis of all life. Following these ideas further, the discussion details the close correspondence between the ancient wisdom of Lao Tsu and the symbolism of Jungian psychology—and also conjectures about the possibility of a more image-oriented view of science.… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Shepheard-Walwyn (June 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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