TITLE

Eric Voegelin at Eighty

AUTHOR(S)
Niemeyer, Gerhart
PUB. DATE
December 1980
SOURCE
National Review;12/31/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p1556
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the achievements and works of political philosopher Eric Voegelin, who will turn 80 years old on January 3, 1981. Several scholars from seven countries are offering him a volume of homage, "The Philosophy of Order." Voegelin was known for his book "The New Science of Politics," which was followed by the book "Science, Politics and Gnosticism." With his works, Voegelin has restored the concept of man and has provided a properly enlarged idea of reality, a new philosophy of history and a most perceptive portrait of the time.
ACCESSION #
6068366

 

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