Philosopher Eric Voegelin, 1901-1985, devoted his long life to studying and teaching subjects that may be fitted under the broad heading of "Philosophy of History." He spent his life making sense of the political disorders of our time and their spiritual roots going back many centuries. His analyses of ideologies, including liberalism, progressivism, scientism, etc., are unequaled. His studies of Plato and Aristotle and the pre-Socratics are profound, as are his studies of Israel and Revelation, Christianity, and gnosticism. Voegelin's collected works appear in some thirty-four volumes, over thirty of which are now in print. Voegelin presupposes the existence of the Divine Ground as the foundation of all worthwhile inquiry. This listserve also accepts and insists upon this presuppostion as the foundation for all discussion here.
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