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- Eric Voegelin, Anti-Gnosticism, and the Totalitarian Emphasis on Order
- Science, Politics and Gnosticism
- The New Science of Politics
Don't have an account? This chapter examines the role of German political philosopher Eric Voegelin in popularizing anti-gnosticism and the totalitarian emphasis on social order.
Eric Voegelin, Anti-Gnosticism, and the Totalitarian Emphasis on Order
Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer. Such a re-examination seems appropriatefor a number of reasons. First, as Murray Jardine observed,Eric Voegelin is still ""probably best known to the current generationof American political theorists from his unrelenting critique ofmodernity in The New Science of Politics […]. He claimed 1 that ""the growth ofgnosticism"" was ""the essence of modernity"" and 2 that there was ahistorical continuity from ancient ""gnosis"" to its modern variants. Furthermore, and second, there is the question of the empiricalvalidity of Voegelin's analysis of the relationship between ""gnosticism""and modernity as presented in NSP. The two problems—theplace of NSP within Voegelin's life-work and the empirical validityof the book's contents—are analytically distinct.
Science, Politics and Gnosticism
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He was born in Cologne , and educated in political science at the University of Vienna where he became an associate professor of political science in its law faculty. In he and his wife fled from the Nazi forces which had entered Vienna. They emigrated to the United States, where they became citizens in Although he was born in Cologne on January 3, , his parents moved to Vienna in , and he eventually studied at the University of Vienna. The advisers on his dissertation were Hans Kelsen and Othmar Spann.
In these important books Jean Porter seeks to retrieve this early natural law tradition for Christian ethics. In Natural and Divine Law Porter explores the medieval.
The New Science of Politics
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