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Aldous Huxley and the Mysticism of Science

Aldous Huxley and the Mysticism of Science (Hardback)

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Can religious belief survive in a scientific era? Aldous Huxley thought so. His early recognition of the profound significance of twentieth-century science and the need for moral and spiritual direction resulted in his espousal of mysticism. An examination of his fiction and nonfiction reveals Huxley's significance for cross-disciplinary debates between religion, science and literature and provides examples of the transmission or refraction of knowledge from one discourse to another.

June Deery is an associate professor of Literature at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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