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The Inner Reaches of Outer Space Metaphor as Myth and as Religion by Joseph Campbell

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Published by New World Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Myths & mythology,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Religious,
  • Religion / Comparative Religion,
  • PHILOSOPHY / Religious,
  • Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Metaphor,
  • Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8750315M
ISBN 101577312090
ISBN 109781577312093

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Joseph Campbell’s The Inner Reaches of Outer Space is an investigation into the power of myth and its ability to convince people to live by the universalistic meanings that myth provides. By.   This page book was the last book Campbell completed before his death in , and as such, THE INNER REACHES OF OUTER SPACE may be read as the final frontier Campbell was exploring with his pioneering mind before his our country was probing outer space, Campbell was travelling through the "wonderland of myth," and exploring the 5/5(5).   The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and Religion by Joseph Campbell (, ) The essays comprising The Inner Reaches of Outer Space were among the last of Campbell's writings before his death in Here we learn of the final ruminations of one of the most profound scholars of the 20th Century. Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: “a womb with a view.” In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives and war, science and religion, East and West, inner space and outer space - Campbell shows how the myths we live by can reconcile all of these pairs of.

Description: Bookseller Inventory # ZZ3. About this title: Synopsis: Developed from a memorable series of lectures delivered in San Francisco, which included a legendary symposium at the Palace of Fine Arts with astronaut Rusty Schweickart, Joseph Campbell's last book explores the space age. Campbell posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually at Price: $ The Inner Reaches of Outer Space was Joseph Campbell's last published work before his death in In many ways, it represents a culmination of his lifelong study of mythology as he looks to the. Developed from a memorable series of lectures delivered in San Francisco, which included a legendary symposium at the Palace of Fine Arts with astronaut Rusty Schweickart, Joseph Campbell s last book explores the space age. Campbell posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually at work within human beings as well and that a new mythology is implicit in this realization/5(2). The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion Joseph Campbell Developed from a memorable series of lectures delivered in San Francisco, which included a legendary symposium at the Palace of Fine Arts with astronaut Rusty Schweickart, Joseph Campbell’s last .