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Gerald Heard and Aldous Huxley on pacifism

Gerald Heard

Gerald Heard and Aldous Huxley on pacifism

two addresses.

by Gerald Heard

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Published by Headley Brothers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacifism.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHeard, Gerald, 1889-1971., Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963., Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21569767M

    Aldous Huxley () was born in Godalming, Surrey into a well-to-do upper-middle-class family. On his mother's side he was related to Matthew Arnold, the great British humanist, and his father, Leonard Huxley, was a biographer, editor, and poet. He first studied at Eton College, Berkshire (). When Huxley was fourteen his mother died. Undoubtedly, Huxley's heritage and upbringing had an effect on his work. Gerald Heard, a longtime friend, said that Huxley's ancestry "brought down on him a weight of intellectual authority and a momentum of moral obligations." Throughout Brave New World you can see evidence of an ambivalent attitude toward such authority assumed by a ruling class.

    An Encyclopedia Of Pacifism. HUXLEY, Aldous (eds.) Published by Chatto & Windus () Used. First Edition. Aldous Huxley (about), Timothy Leary, Albert Hofmann, R. Gordon Wasson, Alan Watts, Charles Olson, Gerald Heard, Huston Smith, Alex Gildzen (association copy), et al. Published by Cambridge, MA: The Psychedelic Review (). Starting from this period, Huxley began to write and edit non-fiction works on pacifist issues, including Ends and Means, An Encyclopedia of Pacifism, and Pacifism and Philosophy, and was an active member of the Peace Pledge Union. In , Huxley moved to Hollywood, with his wife Maria, son Matthew, and friend Gerald Heard.

    Finally in spring the Huxleys (with Gerald Heard and his friend Christopher Wood) sailed for New York and began a five-week car journey across the United States, summering in San Cristobal, New Mexico, where Aldous Huxley finished a volume of metaphysics and pacifism, Ends and Means (). Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July – 22 November ) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley graduated from Balliol College at the University of Oxford with a first-class honours degree in English literature.. The author of nearly fifty books, Huxley was best known for his novels (among them Brave New World, set in a dystopian future.


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Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July – 22 November ) was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly fifty books —both novels and non-fiction works—as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems. Born into the prominent Huxley family, he graduated from Balliol College, Oxford with an undergraduate degree in English literature.

Early in his career, he published short. Huxley moved to Hollywood, California in with his wife and friend Gerald Heard. Heard introduced Huxley to Vedanta and meditating. In Huxley's book Ends and Means, most people in modern civilization agree that they want a world of 'liberty, peace, justice, and brotherly love', though they haven't been able to agree on how to achieve it.

Having heard a lot of Aldous Huxley over the years & living in a village that was home to a Huxley family, I decided it was time I learnt more about the man.I sent for the book which was shipped quickly from the U.S.A.I hadn't realized how huge the book would be, however I am getting through it am I am amazed at what a fantastic man Aldous was Cited by:   Aldous Huxley:A Biography by Nicholas Murray was an enjoyable read and a good introduction to Huxley's life.

There are moments where the biography is a strained. For example, when the author attempts to incorporate Maria's, Huxley's first wife, bisexuality into Aldous' life. This is never done smoothly and it reads almost as if Mr. Murray felt Cited by: Henry FitzGerald Heard [1] (6 October – 14 August ), commonly called Gerald Heard, was a historian, science writer, educator, and wrote many articles and over 35 books.

Heard was a guide and mentor to numerous well-known Americans, including Clare Boothe Luce and Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, in the s and s. Părerile lui Aldous Huxley asupra rolului științei si tehnologiei (cum apar acestea exprimate, să spunem, în romanul utopic Insula) sunt similare celor ale unor prieteni Gerald Heard and Aldous Huxley on pacifism book săi americani, cum ar fi Lewis Mumford, Gerald Heard sau Buckminster Fuller și E.F.

Schumacher. Printre umaniști, Huxley a fost considerat un intelectual de vârf. OCLC Number: Notes: "First published " Contents: The significance of the new pacifism, by Gerald Heard -- Pacifism and philosophy, by Aldous Huxley -- Onward, Christian soldiers, by A.A.

Milne -- The microbes of Mars, by Beverley Nichols -- Great possessions, by H.G. Alexander -- The third alternative, by Carl Heath -- "Father, forgive them", by Canon H.R.L. Sheppard. Pacifists Heard and Aldous Huxley, associated with the Peace Movement, gave lectures in England in support of their cause in the mids, mainly at London's Peace Pledge Union, a major pacifist organization.

(Two of their essays are included in the anthology, The New Pacifism. The significance of the new pacifism / Gerald Heard --Pacifism and philosophy / Aldous Huxley --Onward, Christian soldiers / A.A. Milne --The microbes of Mars / Beverley Nichols --Great possessions / H.G. Alexander --The third alternative / Carl Heath --"Father, forgive them" / Canon H.R.L.

Sheppard. Series Title: Garland library of war and peace. Henry FitzGerald Heard (6 October – 14 August ), commonly called Gerald Heard, was a British-born American historian, science writer, public lecturer, educator, and wrote many articles and over 35 books.

Heard was a guide and mentor to numerous well-known Americans, including Henry Luce and Clare Boothe Luce, and Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, in the. Aldous Huxley was born in Godalming, Surrey, UK, in He was the third son of the writer and schoolmaster Leonard Huxley and his first wife, Julia Arnold, who founded Prior's Field School.

Julia was the niece of poet and critic Matthew Arnold and the sister of Mrs. Humphrey was the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley, the zoologist, agnostic and controversialist ("Darwin's Bulldog").Born: Aldous Leonard Huxley, 26 JulyGodalming.

Aldous Huxley was a polarizing figure who was both hailed as an emancipator of the modern mind and condemned as an irresponsible free-thinker and an erudite showoff.

Rock group The Doors, whose front man Jim Morrison was an enthusiastic drug user, owes its name to Huxley’s book The Doors of Perception.

An Encyclopaedia of Pacifism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from until his death in /5.

Gerald Heard Bibliography by Swami Samarpan David The DOMAIN was searched from under the headings HEARD, GERALD and HEARD, HENRY FITZGERALD, which are the two names under which works appear. Gerald Heard and Aldous Huxley on Pacifism. London: Headley. 16p.

Two addresses. Popular Pacifism Books Showing of Slaughterhouse-Five (Paperback) by. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Johnny Got His Gun (Paperback) by. Dalton Trumbo Aldous Huxley (shelved 1 time as pacifism).

In Gerald Heard did I meet someone who was giving up the world not in order to gain it but to obtain spiritual advancement. Circa the F.O.R. [Fellowship of Reconciliation] speaker was a British writer-pacifist named Gerald Heard, then studying in Hollywood with a Hindu Swami [Swami Prabhavananda, then head of the Vedanta Society of.

Aldous Leonard Huxley was born on 26 July to Leonard Huxley and Julia Francis Arnold Huxley. He was the third child of four--two elder brothers, Julian. Aldous Huxley was born in Godalming, Surrey, UK, in He was the third son of the writer and schoolmaster Leonard Huxley and his first wife, Julia Arnold, who founded Prior's Field School.

Julia was the niece of poet and critic Matthew Arnold and the sister of Mrs. Humphrey was the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley, the zoologist, agnostic and controversialist ("Darwin's Bulldog").Occupation: Writer (fiction & non-fiction).

Huxley moved to Llano, California inbut like his friend the philosopher Gerald Heard who accompanied him, Huxley was denied citizenship since he refused to ascribe his pacifism to religious beliefs.

In he befriended J. Krishnamurti, whose teachings he greatly admired. He became a Hindu in the circle of Swami Prabhavananda,File Size: 1MB.

Aldous Huxley (26 July – 22 November ), one of the great modern thinkers, philosophers, and social commentators of the 20th century, is often hailed as an inspirational figure of the Human Potential Movement and the subsequent development of transpersonal psychology.

His contributions to modern thought spanned many genres: novels, including the groundbreaking works. held by Huxley and Gerald Heard as “Yogi-Bogie exercises” (qtd. in Ceadel, Pacifism ). 15 Huxley’s persistence with these practices was a contributing factor in the PPU’s diminished capacity to .Aldous Huxley, in full Aldous Leonard Huxley, (born JGodalming, Surrey, England—died NovemLos Angeles, California, U.S.), English novelist and critic gifted with an acute and far-ranging intelligence whose works are notable for their wit and pessimistic remains best known for one novel, Brave New World (), a model for much dystopian science fiction.On Pacifism, two address: Gerald Heard, The significance of the new pacifism [and] Aldous Huxley, Pacifism and philosophy.

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