Looking Forward to Tradition: Ancient Truths and Modern Delusions

Harry Oldmeadow

I want to repudiate the conventional notion that we look back on Tradition, belonging to the past, and we look forward to Progress, taking us into the future… I want to argue that “tradition”, in its full amplitude, is a religious and metaphysical conception…

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This is the text of the lecture delivered on 1st Dec. 2014 for the Temenos Academy.