Philosophy of Mysticism - Are Mystical Experiences True and Can Gnosis be Trusted?


Mystical experiences are perhaps the fundamental datum of the world's religions though just how trustworthy are they? In this episode I explore the philosophical issues of mystical experiences and the content of the revelations said to had through them. How much can philosophy tell us about the world of the mystical?

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Recommended Readings:

Jones - Philosophy of Mysticism - 978-1438461182
James - The Varieties of Religious Experience - 978-1644391655
Stace - Mysticism and Philosophy - 978-0874774160
Steinbock - Phenomenology and Mysticism - 978-0253221810
Otto - The Idea of the Holy - 978-1979430784

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