BOOK:Noetic Magic by Dr. Daniel L. Wick
Noetic Magic and the Coming Transformation in Human Consciousness
This is a book for those with genuine interest in the transformative potential of the human mind. You will find much in the following pages that will interest and intrigue you.
Noetic Magic is divided into two parts:
Part One: explores Magic Past, tracing the Western magical tradition from its originator, Pythagoras, through Platonism, Neo-Pythagoreanism, Gnosticism, Hermetism, the Cabala, Sufism, and the Renaissance Neo-Platonists to the modern era of the Order of the Golden Dawn, W.B. Yeats and Aleister Crowley. In addition to outlining the key ideas of Western magic, Part One explores the lives of such famous magi as Apollonius of Tyana, Dr. John Dee and Cagliostro.
Part Two: investigates Magic Future, articulating the principles of Noetic Magic, outlining its philosophical basis, its relationship to modern psychology, and its potential for assisting in the "Global Mind Change" that Willis Harman has so eloquently described in his book of the same name. The penultimate chapter, Exercises in Noetic Magic, contains a description of suggested noetic and meditative exercises, including self-remembering, the phenomenological reduction, and Jungian meditations on the Tarot.
Depending on your interests and knowledge, you may start with either of the book's two parts.
Bibliographical essays and references for quotations will be found at the end.
Published by The Mirandola Press, 37, Miguel, Suite 3, San Francisco, CA 94131. ISBN # 0-9660714-0-9, 319 pages.
About the author: Dr. Daniel L. Wick.
Dr.Daniel L. Wick received his Ph.D. in history from the University of California. He has taught history and literature at the College of Marin, San Francisco State University, and the University of California at Davis. Dr. Wick is the international award winning author of a book on the French Revolution, a play about Lord Byron, and more than one hundred scholarly articles, essays and reviews.
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