CONTENTS OF
The Knowledge of Reality

by HENRY T. LAURENCY,
by Sections Only

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Sections:

           Translator’s Preface
           What the Book is About
1.        THE PROBLEMS OF REALITY, PART ONE    (31 pages)
2.        THE PROBLEMS OF REALITY, PART TWO    (14 pages)
3.        THE ORIGIN OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND THE FICTIONS    (19 pages)
4.        THE THREE QUESTIONS OF THE SPHINX: WHENCE? HOW? WHITHER?    (5 pages)
5.        AN ESOTERICIANS VIEW OF THE HISTORY OF EUROPEAN PHILOSOPHY   (71 pages)
6.        ANTHROPOSOPHY – STEINER’S SPIRITUAL SCIENCE   (18 pages)
7.        YOGA IN THE LIGHT OF ESOTERICS     (28 pages)

The Knowledge of Reality is the translation of an original in Swedish, Kunskapen om verkligheten. The translator is Lars Adelskogh. Translations into other languages are proceeding.

A complete enumeration of all sections, subsections, and chapters making up The Knowledge of Reality is found below in the document Contents by sections, subsections, and chapters.      

The Knowledge of Reality
CONTENTS BY SECTIONS, SUBSECTIONS, AND CHAPTERS

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Translator’s Preface
What the Book is About

1. THE PROBLEMS OF REALITY, PART ONE

1.1 What Most People Do Not Know
1.2 The Esoteric Knowledge Orders
1.3 The Proofs of Hylozoics
1.4 THE BASIC FACTORS OF EXISTENCE

THE MATTER ASPECT
1.5 Primordial Matter
1.6 The Cosmos
1.7 Atomic Matter
1.8 Space and Time
1.9 Solar Systems
1.10 Molecular Matter
1.11 The Planets
1.12 The Monads
1.13 The Monads’ Envelopes
1.14 Man’s Five Envelopes

THE CONSCIOUSNESS ASPECT
1.15 The Monad Consciousness
1.16 Different Kinds of Consciousness
1.17 Subjective and Objective Consciousness
1.18 Physical Consciousness
1.19 Emotional Consciousness
1.20 Mental-Causal Consciousness
1.21 Higher Kinds of Consciousness
1.22 The Self’s Unconscious
1.23 The Individual’s Memories

THE MOTION ASPECT
1.24 Motion Defined
1.25 Dynamis
1.26 Material Energy
1.27 The Cosmic Motion
1.28 The Will
1.29 Different Kinds of Energy and Will
1.30 THE MEANING AND GOAL OF EXISTENCE
1.31 The "Rebirth" of Everything
1.32 THE NATURAL KINGDOMS
1.33 The Three Lowest Natural Kingdoms
1.34 The Fourth Natural Kingdom
1.35 The Fifth Natural Kingdom
1.36 The Sixth Natural Kingdom, or the First Divine Kingdom
1.37 Cosmic Kingdoms
1.38 The Planetary Hierarchy
1.39 The Planetary Government
1.40 The Solar Systemic Government
1.41 THE LAW
1.42 THE SCIENCE OF THE FUTURE
1.43 Conclusion

2. THE PROBLEMS OF REALITY, PART TWO

2.1 Introduction
2.2 THE MATTER ASPECT OF EXISTENCE
2.3 THE CONSCIOUSNESS ASPECT OF EXISTENCE
2.4 The Collective Consciousness
2.5 The Seven Fundamental Types
2.6 The Seven Departments of the Planetary Hierarchy
2.7 The Human Types of Consciousness
2.8 Some Problems for Future Psychology
2.9 Telepathy
2.10 THE MOTION ASPECT OF EXISTENCE
2.11 The Process of Manifestation
2.12 The Seven Fundamental Energies
2.13 The Systemic and Planetary Energies
2.14 "IDEAS RULE THE WORLD"
2.15 "Ideas Rule the World"
2.16 Cosmic Ideas
2.17 Ideas in Mankind

3. THE ORIGIN OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND THE FICTIONS

3.1 From the Esoteric History
3.2 The Publication of the Esoteric Knowledge
3.3 H. P. Blavatsky
3.4 Sinnett
3.5 Judge
3.6 Hartmann
3.7 The Theosophical Movement
3.8 Disorienting Sects
3.9 Conclusion

4. THE THREE QUESTIONS OF THE SPHINX. WHENCE? HOW? WHITHER?

4.1 The Trinity of Existence
4.2 The Cosmos
4.3 Involution
4.4 The Forms of Life
4.5 Evolution
4.6 The Process of Manifestation
4.7 Consciousness
4.8 The Natural Kingdoms
4.9 The Envelopes and Worlds of Man
4.10 The Consciousness of Man
4.11 Man’s Stages of Development, Etc.

5. AN ESOTERICIAN’S VIEW OF THE HISTORY OF EUROPEAN PHILOSOPHY

5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Basic Problems of Philosophy
THE HYLOZOIC PERIOD
5.3 Pythagoras
5.4 Other Esotericians
5.5 THE FIRST SUBJECTIVIST PERIOD
5.6 THE REACTION AGAINST SUBJECTIVISM
5.7 Sokrates
5.8 Platon
5.9 Aristoteles
5.10 PHYSICALISM
5.11 Epikuros
5.12 Chrysippos
5.13 GNOSTICS
5.14 Plotinos
5.15 SCHOLASTICISM
5.16 THE BREAK WITH SCHOLASTICISM
5.17 Bacon
5.18 Descartes
5.19 Hobbes
5.20 Spinoza
5.21 Leibniz
5.22 THE SECOND SUBJECTIVIST PERIOD
5.23 Locke
5.24 Berkeley
5.25 Hume
5.26 THE PHILOSOPHY OF REVOLUTION
5.27 THE PHILOSOPHY OF ROMANTICISM
5.28 Kant
5.29 Fichte
5.30 Schelling
5.31 Hegel
5.32 THE REACTION AGAINST FICTIONALISM
5.33 Schopenhauer
5.34 Hartmann
5.35 Spencer
5.36 Bergson
5.37 Conclusion

SUPPLEMENT
5.38 Contemporary Philosophy
5.39 Bertrand Russell
5.40 WORLD VIEW
5.41 Philosophy
5.42 Science
5.43 Criticism of the World View
5.44 LIFE VIEW
5.45 Theology
5.46 Morality
5.47 The Problems of Upbringing and Education
5.48 The Problem of Democracy
5.49 The Problem of Dictatorship
5.50 Socialism
5.51 Marxism

6. ANTHROPOSOPHY – STEINER’S SPIRITUAL SCIENCE

6.1 Preface
6.2 Rudolf Steiner
6.3 Steiner as a Theosophist
6.4 Steiner as a Rosicrucian
6.5 Steiner and the Yoga Philosophy
6.6 Steiner as a Philosopher
6.7 Steiner’s Own Theory of Knowledge
6.8 Steiner’s Clairvoyance
6.9 Steiner’s Akashic Records
6.10 Steiner’s Anthroposophy
6.11 Steiner as an Esoterician
6.12 Steiner as a Historian
6.13 The Cosmos According to Facts from the Planetary Hierarchy

7. YOGA IN THE LIGHT OF ESOTERICS

7.1 Western Ignorance
7.2 The Yoga Philosophy
7.3 THE FICTIONS OF YOGA
7.4 The Worlds of the Yogis
7.5 Intuition
7.6 Will
7.7 Rebirth
7.8 Karma
7.9 Dharma
7.10 Self-Realization
7.11 Samadhi
7.12 DIFFERENT KINDS OF YOGA
7.13 Different Kinds of Yogis
7.14 Ramakrishna’s Raja Yoga
7.15 The Yoga Methods
7.16 Hatha Yoga
7.17 Raja Yoga
7.18 Gnana Yoga
7.19 Bhakti Yoga
7.20 Karma Yoga
7.21 THE REALITY VALUE OF YOGA
7.22 ESOTERIC METHODS OF ACTIVATION
7.23 Conclusion

 

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