Julius Evola on Giovanni Gentile — Part 3

Next: Hermann Keyserling ⇒ This is the third and final installment of Julius Evola‘s commentary on Giovanni Gentile from Essays on Magical Idealism. Although it is highly technical, we can cut to the main point. First, there is the distinction between spontaneity and freedom. In a free act, “I” make … Continue reading

Julius Evola on Giovanni Gentile — Part 2

Next: Giovanni Gentile Part 3 ⇒ In this section, Julius Evola deals with the nature of thought itself. Thought cannot be the object of thinking, since it would then be just another thought. Rather, there must be something that transcends thinking, the “non-rational”. Nevertheless, the non-rational is not the same … Continue reading

Julius Evola on Giovanni Gentile — Part 1

Next: Giovanni Gentile Part 2 ⇒ This is Part 1 of probably four parts of Julius Evola‘s commentary on Giovanni Gentile in Saggi sull’Idealismo Magico (Essays in Magical Idealism). It has been difficult to translate, not just because of the difficulty of the subject matter, but more because there is … Continue reading

The Way Back

Il cattolicismo è veramente la religion più perfetta, come la filosofia europea moderna è la più perfetta filosofia: sono insieme le più alte creazioni dello spirit ariano. (Catholicism is truly the more perfect religion, just as modern European philosophy is the most perfect philosophy: together, they are the highest creations … Continue reading

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