By Donna J. Lazenby

Revealing, in an unique and provocative research, the paranormal contents of the works of well-known atheists Virginia Woolf and Iris Murdoch, Donna Lazenby exhibits how those thinkers' refusal to construe worldviews on to be had reductive versions introduced them to provide appreciably replacement images of existence which keep its mysteriousness, and advertise a paranormal means of understanding. A Mystical Philosophy contributes to the modern resurgence of curiosity in Spirituality, yet from a wholly new direction.

This booklet offers a caution opposed to reductive clinical and philosophical types that impoverish our realizing of ourselves and the area, and a strong endorsement of the way of understanding that supply artwork, and a restored idea of contemplation, their consummative place.

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