INDEX

VOL 18  IN SEARCH OF ORDER
ORDER AND HISTORY  VOLUME V


Absolute, 121
Achaeans, 102
Addictions, 60-61
Aei (always being), 105
Aeschylus, 18, 60, 93, 94, 95, 98
Aiodos singer), 92, 102
Aionios (eternal), 107
Aionios eikon (eternal image), 107
Aisthesis (sense perception), in
Aisthetos (visible), 112
Aition (cause or ground), 107, 114, 118
Alazoneia tou biou, 53
Alethea (adequate imagery), 87
Alexander, 60
All ( pan ), 104-7, 109, 111, 113, 119
Always Being, 122,
Ambiguity: of dialectics, 70-71; of
Hegel, 70-71, 81-82; of Hesiod's
symbols, 93; and paradoxic validity,
81; of Parmenidies, 103-4
Âme close (closure), 62
Âme ouverte (openness), 62
Âmes (souls), 97
Amon Hymns, 114
Anagkaion (necessary), 120
Anamnesis, 55-57, 59, 133
Anamnesis (Voegelin), 19, 22
Anangkoito, 71
Anapeuthe ponoio (god without toil), 94
Anaxagoras, 78
Anoia (folly), 57-58, 60
Ansich (reality itself), 70-73, 86
Ansich-oder Fürunssein , 73
Ante rem, 118
Anthropomorphism, 34-35
Anxiety, 68
Apocalyptic faith, 48
Apollo, 102
Apophatic (negative), 95
Aporia, 134
Apperzeptionsverweigerung (refusal to
    apperceive), 61
Aquinas, Thomas. See Thomas Aquinas
Arche tes geneseos, 62
Arche tes kinemos, 62
Archetypes, 75-76, 110
Archimedes, 21
Aristophanes, 84
Aristotle, 19, 46, 61-62
Aspernatio rationis (rejection of reason),
    60, 61
Ataxia, 108
Ataxia (primordial disorder), 105
Atheism, 82
Augustine, Saint, 1, 8, 56, 103
Autogenesis, 96
Automatism, 37
Avec soi, 98

Babylon, 35, 36
Baccalaureus, 53
Basileus (ruler), 92
Baur, Ferdinand Christian, 68
Becoming, 105, 107, 108, 109, 121-22.
    See also Being
Beginning: complex of consciousness-
reality-language, 31-33, 36, 37, 41,
46, 52, 55, 59; definite thingness
and indefinite diversification, 46-47;
and existential resistance, 49-51;
formative Parousia and deformation,
47-49; of Genesis, 33-37; and
Gnostics, 48; of Hesiod's Theogony,
86-101; and imagination, 51-54;
introductory thoughts on, 27-28;
and paradox of consciousness, 28-31;
Plato on, 44, 106-7; and plurality
of middles, 43-45; and reflective
distance, 58-59; of story, 123-24; of
story in middle, 41-43; and story of
quest for truth, 38-41, 42; in structure
of quest, 44; symbols reflective
distance-remembrance-oblivion,
54-59; validity of symbols in context
of historical equivalences, 57-58;
validity of symbols in context of
meditation, 56-57
"Beginning and the Beyond" (Voegelin),
    22, 23, 24, 131-32
Beginning-Beyond-End, 108
Begreifen (conceive), 73
Being: Always Being, 122; and
Becoming, 105, 107, 108, 109, 121-22;
Bonaventura on, 99-101; games
played with symbol of, 67; Hegel on,
67, 79, 80; Heidegger on, 67; man's
partnership in, 15-17; Parmenides
on, 102-3; philosophy as love of, 18,
19; Plato on, 105-8, 110, 121-22;
spiritual ground of existence, 1-2,
18-19; tensional symbols on, 108-10
Being-Becoming, 105, 107, 108, 109,
    121-22
Being-Becoming-Space, 107, 108, 119
"Beliefs," 59
Bergson, Henri, 62
Between ( en meso ), 105, 106. See also
    In-Between; Metaxy
Beyond: and existential resistance, 51;
formative Parousia and deformation,
47-49; and gnostics, 48; Hegel on,
77, 79, 91; Hesiod on, 86-92, 95, 96,
114, 119; Olympian Beyond, 87-89;
Parmenides on, 103; Parousia of,
44-45, 51, 79, 83-85, 88, 113-14;
of Plato, 44, 65, 79, 88-89, 113-14,
122-23; as separate from reality,
51-52; of speculation, 65. See also
Epekeina
Bible, 20-21, 60, 78, 113
Body: consciousness located in, 29-30,
    42, 45, 52, 56, 81, 95; of gods, 93-94;
    Paul on, 94; as Soma, 104, 107, 118
Boehme, Jakob, 77
Bonaventura, Saint, 97, 99-101
Buddhism, 39

Caecitas intellectus, 101
Calchas, 102
Caringella, Paul, 3, 13
Causa sui, 99
Cave Parable, 19, 71, 72, 73
Chaos, 89, 91
China, 128
Chora (space), 37, 91, 107, 108, 116-17,
    121, 122
Choses (things), 96-97, 98
Christ, 24, 113
Christianity: compared with Hegel's
Geist, 79; and existentialism, 68;
faith-grace relationship in, 20-21; and
natural reason, 58; and philosophy,
19-20; quest of, 39; uncertainty as
essence of, 20-21
Christliche Gnosis (Baur), 68
Cicero, 60-61
Clavis Fichtiana (Paul), 68
Closure, 62
Cloud of Unknowing, 26
Collective unconscious, 75-76
Comedy. See Divine comedy
Commonsense philosophy, 2, 19
Comparative mythology, 35-36
Comparative religion, 35-36
Complex of consciousness-reality-
language, 31-33, 36, 37, 41, 46, 52,
55, 59, 71, 92, 103, 105, 109, 114
Complex of reflective distance-
remembrance-oblivion, 54-62
Concepts: distinction between symbols
and, 32-33; intentionality of
conceptualizing sciences, 32; natural
sciences and conceptualization, 32;
Plato and conceptual analysis, 32;
transformation of symbols into, 98
Confessions (Augustine), 1
Confucianism, 39
Consciousness: of advance and previous
quest falling short of advance,
47; Aristotle on man's desire to
know, 61-62; between-status of, 30;
complex of consciousness-reality-
language, 31-33, 36, 37, 41, 46, 52,
55, 59, 71, 92, 103, 105, 109, 114;
concretely embodied consciousness,
29-30, 42, 45, 52, 56, 81, 95; and
conventional misunderstandings,
34-37; deformation of, 74, 75;
existential consciousness, 56, 61,
62, 65, 70; experience of, 68-69,
75; "facts of consciousness,"64-
65; German revolution of, 63-69;
Hegel on, 70-79; Hesiodian sense
of, 89-90; historical process of, 65;
history of, 59; of ignorance, 54;
intentionality of, 29, 31; inversion of,
into unconsciousness, 74, 75; Jung on,
75-76; of language, 24-25; luminosity
of, 25, 30; paradox of, 28-31, 52, 55,
81, 103, 105, 109-10; philosophy of,
23-24; in "present," 90, 92; of quest,
39, 47; reality as object and subject
of, 29-31; reflective dimension
of, 64-65; reflective distance of,
54-56, 58-59, 133; relation to reality,
29-31; self-analysis of activist
consciousness, 77-79; speculation
versus, 65; structure of, 58-59, 64-65,
90, 92; subject-object model of, 17,
64, 65, 70; and thingness, 29, 30;
turning around of consciousness, 71;
Voegelin's theory of, 132-35
Constants, 111, 123-24
Cooper, Barry, 3
Corps (bodies), 97
Corpus Hermeticum (Ficino), 78
Cosmos, 105-9, 111-15, 117-21, 123
Countermovement, 34, 38, 41, 55
Creatio ex nihilo , 36
Creation story: in Genesis, 25, 33-38;
Hesiod's story of Muses, 90-92. See
    also Genesis
Critique of Pure Reason (Kant), 63-64
Cyclopes, 91

Dämonen (Doderer), 61
Daimonios aner (spiritual man), 17
Death of God, 81-83, 84
Defensive obtuseness, 61
Deformation: of consciousness, 74,
75; and existential resistance,
49-51; and formative Parousia,
47-49; of German revolution of
consciousness, 68-69; Hegel's
inversion of formation-deformation,
71-72, 73; and imagination, 53, 56; of
periagoge, 71, 73, 77; of symbol God,
98; terms for, 53; understanding of
forces of, 54
Demiurge/Demiourgos, 107, 112, 119,
    120, 121-23
Demiurge-Necessity, 120
Deux sources de la morale et de la
    religion
(Bergson), 62
De Vera Religione (Augustine), 8
Diadochic empires, 60
Dialectics: ambiguity of, 70-71
Dieser Umstand (this circumstance), 73
Dikranoi (double-heads), 103
Ding-an-sich, 64, 78
Disorder: and apocalyptic faith, 48; and
confusion of language, 59; of Cosmic
order, 124; disease metaphors for,
60-61; diversified history of untruth
and disorder, 49; and existential
resistance, 50-51; experience of
consequences of, 40; and Hellenic
tragedians and historians, 61;
metastatic faith as source of, 18,
48-49; philosophy as remedy for, 18;
Plato on disorder of things-space,
116-17; transformation of, into
revolt, 51
Distance. See Reflective distance
Diversification: and history of truth
    and untruth, 48-49; indefinite
    diversification and definite thingness,
    46-47
Divertissements, 99
Divine Child, 75-76
Divine comedy, 84
Divine ground of being, 17, 19, 24-25
Doderer, Heimito von, 61
Dogmatomachy, 21
Droit (claim), 98
Drug addiction, 61
Dysphrosyne (anxiety, sorrow), 92

Ebla texts, 114
Ecumenic Age (Voegelin), 21, 125,
    129-30
Ecumenicism, 50, 59
Effable-ineffable, 119-20
Egypt, 35, 82, 114
Eidos phos (knowing man), 104
Eikon (image), 42, 107, 108, 111, 113,
    118
Einai (being), 103
Einai gegonos (becomes), 109
Einai genesomenon (is about to
    become), 109
Einführung in das Wesen der
    Mythologie
(Jung and Kerenyi), 75
Einleitung to the Phänomenology
    (Hegel),69, 70-71, 86
Eleusinian mystery, 75-76
Eliot, T. S., 2
Elohim, 34
Empas (somehow), 94
En arche (to begin with), 106
Encore un effort, Français (Sade), 82
End: Hegel on, 80; one-line history
with divine End in present end
of speculator's story, 47-48; and
    Parousia of the Beyond, 45; of
philosophy, 70; of story, 123-24; in
structure of quest, 44
Enlightenment: atheism of, 82;
    criticism of philosophy by, 70; and
    reason, 58; Scottish Enlightenment, 19
En meso (between), 105, 106. See also
    Between; In-Between; Metaxy
En Soph, 115
Enstehung (genesis), 73
Entia (other things), 100
Eon , 102, 103, 104, 105, 111
Eonta (things or beings), 91-92, 101-6,
    109, 111
Epekeina (Beyond), 44-45, 88-89, 118
"Epigonal" figures, 18
Equivalences. See Historical
    equivalences
"Equivalences of Experience and
Symbolization in History" (Voegelin),
    22
Eros, 89, 91
Erotic tension in man's existence, 16-17
Eschatology, 79
Eschaton (End), 80
Esse (Being), 99. See also Being
Esti (is), 109
Eternity and eternal, 42, 107, 108, 109,
    110, 112
Eternity-Time, 108, 110, 112
Ethnic cultures, 46, 50
Event: Genesis story as, 40-41; "placed"
    event, 118-19; of quest, 118-19
Evocation, 36
Ewiges Wesen (eternal Being), 78
Exartheis (self-assertive inflation), 60
Exegenonto (born), 90
Existence: denial of existence of God,
60; erotic tension in man's existence,
17; Kierkegaard on, 68; miseries of
human existence, 50, 116; psyche's
existence in metaxy, 24-25; tension
of, 69-70
Existential consciousness, 56, 61, 62,
    65, 70
Existentialism: Christian existential-
    ism, 68; and Kierkegaard, 68; of
    twentieth century, 68, 83
Existential movements, 122-23
Existential quest, 28
Existential resistance, 49-51, 54
Experience: of consciousness, 68-69, 75;
Hegel on, 70-72; Hesiod on, 91; and
Kant, 63-64; man's participatory role
in process of, 54; psychology of, 21
Experience-articulating-itself, 17, 21

Faith: apocalyptic faith, 48; faith-grace
    relationship in Christianity, 20-21;
    metastatic faith as source of disorder,
    18, 47-48; of Paul, 21
Father-Mother-Offspring, 122
Faust, 53
Feuerbach, Ludwig, 82
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 64, 66, 68
Ficino, Marsilio, 78
Fides, 106, 108, 112, 113, 114, 115, 123
Fides quaerens intellectum, 1-2, 106
Folly ( anoia ), 57
Forgetting. See Oblivion
Formation-deformation: Hegel's
    inversion of, 71-72, 73
France: pragmatism in, 66
Franz, Michael, 3
Freeman, Kathleen, 103
Für-das Bewusstsein-Sein des Ansich,
    73
Für es (experiencing subject), 70, 71, 73
Für-es-sein dieses Ansich, 70
Für uns, 73
Fullness, 95

Gaia (Earth), 89, 91
Gebhardt, Jürgen, 1, 125-35
Gegenstände (two objects), 70
Geist, 77-79, 86
Gemüth (mind), 78
Genesis: antecedents of, 35, 36;
beginning of, 33-37; compared
with Muses' story of genesis of the
gods, 90; consciousness of, 106; and
conventional misunderstandings,
34-37; creation story in, 25, 33-34;
dating of, as literary document, 38;
doctrinal exegesis of, 36-37; formless
waste in, 34, 36-37; and It-reality, 34,
36-37, 40-41; language of, 33-34, 37,
40-41; luminosity of, 41; as narrative
and event, 40-41; paradoxic character
of, 41; psychoanalytic interpretation
of, 36; significance of, 37; stories in,
38; and story of quest for truth, 38-41;
symbolism of, 41
German revolution of consciousness,
    63-69. See also specific German
    philosophers
Geschichte der Philospohie (Hegel),
    77-78
Gnostics: of antiquity, 51, 78; and
    Beyond, 48; and God, 78; Hegel in
    context of, 68; modern Gnostics'
    immanence, 20, 21, 51
God: Bonaventura on, 100; and
creation story in Genesis, 25, 33-34;
death of, 81-83, 84; and faith-grace
relationship, 20-21; Ficino on, 78;
gnostics on, 78; Hegel on, 78, 80-86;
Heidegger on, 83; human-divine
encounter, 15-16; humanization of,
34-35; ideology as rebellion against,
18, 19; Kant on, 83; Leibniz on,
97, 98-99; man created in image
of, 25; metaxy in divine-human
movements and counter-movements,
40-41; nabala (foolishness of denying
existence of God), 60; paradoxic
tension of, 124; philosophy and love
of divine Being, 18, 19; Plato on, 44,
95, 98, 114-16, 120, 121, 123; primacy
of symbol of, 18-19; search of, for
man, 23; as symbol, 81-82; Thomas
on, 83; Yahweh as, 114. See also Gods
God-is-dead movement, 82-83, 84
Gods: Beyond of, 88; feeling of security
of world full of, 20; genesis of,
remembered by Muses, 90-92, 94;
Hesiod on, 89-95, 105, 114; language
of, 83-86; mortality and immortality
of, 83-86; Muses as divine, 87-89;
Muses' Remembrance of gods'
divinity, 87-89, 115; and Parousia
of the Beyond, 44, 45; Plato on, 57,
88-89, 114-16, 123; of Xenophanes,
93-94. See also God
Gorgias (Plato), 60
"Gospel and Culture" (Voegelin), 22
Gottheit, 115
Gott ist das Sein, 79, 80
Grace, 20-21
Grand mystère, 98
Grand principe, 97, 98
Grotesque, 74, 77

Hebrews, letter to, 20-21
Hegel, G. W. F.: achievements of, 85-86,
128; and ambiguity of dialectics,
70-71, 81-82; on Being, 67, 68, 79,
80; and Beyond, 77, 79, 91; compared
with Hesiod, 89, 90-91; compared
with Parmenides, 104; compared with
Voegelin, 128; and deformation of
periagoge, 71, 73, 77; on Geist, 77-79,
86; on God, 78, 80-86; and Hesiodian
symbolism of Remembrance, 85; on
identity of identity and nonidentity,
120; and imaginative oblivion, 77;
imperial speculation of, 47; and
inversion of consciousness into
unconsciousness, 74; and inversion
of formation-deformation, 71-72,
73; language of, 72-74, 81, 110;
and language of tale of quest for
truth, 81; and Logos, 39, 78; Method
of, 67; on philosophy, 70, 73-74;
pronominal language of, 72-74;
and public unconscious, 74-76; on
reality, 104; Religionsphilosophie of,
68; on revolution in consciousness,
66; and science of experience of
consciousness, 69; on Sein , 79-
80; and self-analysis of activist
consciousness, 77-79; and system
versus existential tension, 69-70; and
trauma of orthodox environment,
79-80; on truth, 69-73, 77-78
—Works: Einleitung to the Phänomenol-
ogie , 69, 70-71, 86; Geschichte
der Philospohie,
77-78; Logik , 78;
Phänomenologie des Geistes, 69,
69n3, 84-85, 133; Philosophie des
Rechts,
104; Vorrede , 69-70, 86, 104;
Wissenschaft der Logik, 63, 78
Heidegger, Martin, 67, 79, 83, 128
Heine, Heinrich, 66, 67-68
Hellenic world, 61, 76, 79, 128
Hellenistic world, 79
Heraclitus, 40
Hermeneutic experience, 132
"Herrschaftslehre" (Voegelin), 1
Hesiod: ambiguity of symbols of, 93,
95, 101-2; on Beyond, 86-92, 95, 96,
114, 119; compared with Hegel, 89,
90-91; compared with Parmenides,
103; compared with Plato, 105; on
consciousness, 89-90; on gods, 89-95,
105, 114; on miseries of human
existence, 50, 116; on Muses, 86-88,
90, 114; order of, 94; on Parousia
of Muses, 86-87, 95; on reality,
92-101; and Remembrance of Muses'
divinity to gods, 87-89; symbolism of
Remembrance, 85, 89-90; on things,
89-95, 101, 102-3, 106, 109
—Work: Theogony, 86-102
Hinduism, 39
Historical equivalences, 37, 57-58, 106
Historical form, 128-29
Historical manifold, 131
Historicity, 90, 129
Historiography, 35-36, 59, 65
History: of consciousness, 59;
diversified history of truth and
untruth, 46-49; of mankind, 128-29;
one-line history with divine End in
present end of speculator's story, 47-
48; of order and order of history, 47,
59, 65; positivistic "history of ideas,"
48; and problems of symbolization,
32. See also headings beginning with
Historical
History of Religion and Philosophy in
    Germany
(Heine), 66
Hitler, Adolf, 18
Homer, 95, 102
Horace, 61
Hughes, Glenn, 3
Humans. See Man
Humboldt, Wilhelm von, 134
Husserl, Edmund, 19
Hybris, 53
Hypoulon kai aniaton (cancer of the
    soul), 60

Ich, 65, 68
Idealism, 67
"Ideas," 59, 62, 118
Ideologies: of modern Gnosticism, 20,
    21; as rebellion against God and man,
    18, 19; and resistance to noetic truth,
    58; and Second Reality, 61, 62
Idios (private) opinion, 40
Iliad (Homer), 102
Image ( eikon ), 107
Imagination: man's participatory role
in process of, 54; and nature of
truth, 51-52; out-imagining symbols
of truth, 53-54; and paradox of
consciousness, 52-53; perversion
of, 53-54; speculative imagination,
65-66; thing-reality and symbolizing
imagination, 64
Immanence: as entity, 23; exegetic
    nature of term, 25; and Husserl, 19;
    and modern Gnostics, 20, 21; and
    psychiatry, 61
Immortality, 83-86, 88-89
"Immortality: Experience and Symbol"
(Voegelin), 22
In-Between, 15-19, 21. See also Metaxy
Indefinite diversification, 46-47
India, 128
Ineffable-Effable, 84, 88, 119-20
In re (ideas as things in themselves, 118
In Search of Order (Voegelin), 13-14,
    123n, 125-28, 134
Instant (or moment), 68
Intellectual intuition, 65
Intellectus, 100, 101, 113
Intellektuel Welt (Intellect), 78
Intelligibility, 28, 124
"Intentionalist fallacy," 23-24
Intentionality: of conceptualizing
    science, 32; of consciousness, 29, 31;
    paradox of luminosity and, 36, 81
Inversion: of consciousness into
    unconsciousness, 74; of formation-
    deformation, 71-72, 73
Ipsum esse, 100
Irenaeus, 78
Irrationality, resistance to, 58
Isaiah, 47
Israel: as Chosen People, 48; history
of, in Genesis, 38; prophets of, 47;
transcendent-divine order in, 128;
and Yahweh, 114. See also Genesis
Israel and Revelation (Voegelin), 23-24
Itinerarium mentis in Deum
    (Bonaventura), 97, 99-100
It-reality: and complex of conscious-
    ness-reality-language, 31-33, 41;
    distinguished from thing-reality, 30,
    81, 93; and existential consciousness,
    56; fantasy of multiple It-realities,
    43-44; and Genesis creation story, 34,
    36-37, 40-41; Hegel's fusion of, with
    thing-reality, 79-80; and imagination,
    52; and luminosity, 101; movement
    of, through thing-reality, 123; and
    Nature, 45; and one-line history, 47;
    paradox of, 42, 111, 114, 116; and
    Parousia of the Beyond, 44-45; and
    Plato, 109, 118; and quest for truth,
    39; and Reason, 64; reflective distance
    of consciousness to own participation
    in, 54-59; story of, in Genesis, 38
It-story, 43, 44, 45

Jaeger, Werner, 91
James, William, 128
Jarrett, Beverly, 14
Jenseits, 79, 89
John, Gospel of, 78, 113
Jung, Carl, 75-77, 79

Kant, Immanuel: and Ding-an-sich, 64,
    78; on God, 83; on truth, 126
—Work: Critique of Pure Reason, 63-64
Kataphatic (affirmative), 95
Kerényi, Karl, 75-76
Keulman, Kenneth, 3
Kierkegaard, S0ren, 68
Knowledge: Hegel on, 70-71;
    Parmenides as "knowing man," 104
Komische Bewusstsein, 84
Kore, 75-76
Kronos, 57, 91

Language: beginning of, as mystery, 31;
complex of consciousness-reality-
language, 31-33, 36, 37, 41, 46, 52,
55, 59, 71, 92, 103, 105, 109, 114;
confusion of, 59; consciousness of,
24-25; as conventional or natural,
31; correlation between language
of truth and truth of language, 25;
in Genesis creation story, 33-34,
37, 40-41; of gods, 83-86; of Hegel,
72-74, 110; intelligibility of, 28; of
isms, 67; linguists' conception of,
36; luminosity of language of truth,
130-31; meta-language, 120; of myth,
35; paradox of, 31, 42, 55; Parmenides
on, 103; "philosopher's language,"
28, 29, 35, 36, 62, 127, 130-32,
134-35; Plato's language of paradoxic
language, 110-111; reality of words
and their meanings, 31; as system of
signs, 36; of tale, 81, of truth, 24-25;
usage of "it" in, 30; Voegelin on need
for critical language, 129-31
Laws (Plato), 44, 60, 74, 95
Leibniz, Gottfried, 95-99
Libido dominandi, 53, 54
Logik (Hegel). See Wissenschaft der
Logik
(Hegel)
Logos: of Hegelian system, 39, 78; of
history, 129; and public order, 40; and
quest for truth, 40; of reality, 134;
Stoic psychology of, 61
Luminosity: of consciousness, 25, 30; of
Cosmos, 116; of "divine," 124, 134;
of divine reality, 25; of Genesis, 41; of
language of truth, 130-31; of mythic
and revelatory symbols, 32, 58, 101;
paradox of intentionality and, 36, 81;
of quest, 120; of reality, 25, 30, 31, 39;
of truth, 25, 26, 30, 39, 41

Magic, 51
Man: creation of, in image of God,
25; and desire to know, 61-62;
divinization of, 34-35; erotic tension
in existence of, 16-17; existential
movement of, 122-23; God's search
for, 23; Hesiod on nature of, 92;
ideology as rebellion against God
and, 18, 19; miseries of, 50, 116;
and participation in being, 15-17,
54-55; quest of, for humanity,
134-35; spiritual man, 19; universal
humanity, 129
Man God, 18, 19
Mann, Thomas, 38
Mantis (seer), 102
Mantosyne (divination), 102
Marx, Karl, 66, 67, 82
Mater, 36
Materia, 36
Materialism, 67
Mathematizing sciences, 32,
Matter, 36, 97
McKnight, Stephen A., 2
McMahon, Robert, 3
Medieval thinkers, 79
Meditation: Plato's meditative
    procedure, 117; validity of symbols
    in context of anamnetic meditation,
    56-57
Memory. See Remembrance
Me on (non-being), 109
Meta-language, 120
Metaphysics, 63, 71, 96-97, 99
Métaphysique, 96
Metastatic faith, 18, 47-48
Metaxy: definition of, 30; movements
and countermovements in, 34, 38,
40-41, 55, 122-23; Plato on, 15, 30,
42-43, 122; psyche's existence in,
24-25; restoration of problem of,
26; and soul's dialogue, 17; story of
struggle in, 90; as symbol of Between
of thing-reality, 45; tension of, 70. See
also In-Between
Middle: plurality of middles, 43-45;
    story beginning in, 41-43
Millennial movements, 59
Miseries of human existence, 50, 116
Mnemosyne, 85, 87-88, 94
Modern mythologems, 76
Moment (or instant), 68
Monadologie (Leibniz), 96
Monogenes, 112, 113, 118
Monogenesis, 112-13, 118
Monosis, 112-13, 114, 118
Monotheism, 82, 114. See also God
Morbus animi (disease of the mind),
    60-61
Morrissey, Michael P., 2
Muses: begetting of, 87; as divine
mediators, 86-87; genesis of gods
remembered by, 90-92, 94; Hesiod
on, 86-88, 90, 114; Parousia of, 86-87;
and Remembrance of divinity of gods,
87-89, 115
Musil, Robert, 61
Mussolini, Benito, 18
Mystery, 85, 98, 99, 113-14, 115, 119,
    121, 123, 134
Mysticism, 26
Mystic philosophy, 1-2
Myth: comparative mythology, 35-36;
cosmogonic myth, 25; diversification
of compactness through language of,
46; Jung on, 75-76; language of, 35; of
Muses, 86-92. See also Story; Tale
Mythospeculation, 35, 37, 46, 47, 89,
92-94, 101

Nabala (foolishness of denying
    existence of God), 60
Narrative: Genesis story as, 40-41
Nationalisms, 50
National Socialism, 19, 67
Natürliche (primary experience), 73
Natürliche Erkenntnis, 64, 72
Natural sciences: intentionality of,
    32; and mathematizing sciences,
    32; Newtonian physics, 63; and
    problems of conceptualization, 32;
    and thing-reality, 63
Nature and It-reality, 45
Nazism. See National Socialism
Negationis, 95
Neoplatonism, 78, 96
Netherlands: pragmatism in, 66
Neüre Zeit (modern age), 77
New Science of Politics (Voegelin),
    19-21, 23, 25
New Testament, 20-21, 23, 78, 113
Newtonian physics, 63
Niethammer, F, I., 66
Nietzsche, Friedrich, 79, 82-83, 128
Noein (thinking), 103
Noema (thought), 103
Noesis (meditative rationality), 1
Noetic consciousness: disorder as
disease of, 60-61; Hegel's deformation
of, 85; and Hellenic philosophers, 39;
of Hesiod, 89, 92; and man in search
of God, 23, 46; of philosopher, 133;
and Plato's anamnesis, 59; of Plato's
Nous, 57-58, 74, 77, 79, 104, 106,
116; and reflective distance, 58-59;
resisters to, 68; symbols' restoration
to, 62; and tension toward divine
ground of being, 2
Noetos (intelligible), 112
Non-Being ( non-esse ), 99, 100-101, 109,
    110
Non-esse (Non-Being), 99, 100-101
Non-things, 117-20
Nosema tes adikias (disease of
    injustice), 60
Nosos (disease of spirit), 18, 48, 60
Nothing, 99
Notwendigkeit (necessity), 73
Nous (noetic reason), 2, 57-58, 62, 74,
    77, 78, 79, 104, 116
Nous-Psyche-Soma, 108, 118
Nunc, 103
Nyn (Now), 103

Object: dichotomy of subject and, 17;
    Hegel on, 70-71; reality as intended
    object, 29; subject-object model, 17,
    64, 65, 70; thinking in subject-object
    categories, 64
Objective view of reality, 21
Oblivion: complex of reflective
    distance-remembrance-oblivion, 54-
    62; Hegel and imaginative oblivion,
    76-77; and speculation, 65-66
Offspring, 122
Oionoppolos (diviner), 102
Old Testament, 19, 23. See also Genesis
Olympian gods. See Gods
One and oneness, 95, 112, 113, 114-15,
    121
One God-One World-One Empire, 113
Oneiropolos (dreams), 102
"On Hegel: A Study in Sorcery"
    (Voegelin), 22
Onoma (name), 103
Ontology, 56, 63, 71
Openness, symbolism of, 62
"Opinions," 59, 62
Oratio directa, 104
Orbis terrarum, 112
Order: and amnesia about past
achievement, 18; of Hesiod, 94; of
history and history of order, 47, 59,
65; Plato on, 105, 116; quest for, 15,
38-41, 51, 125-26, 129-35; source of,
18, 19; and transcendence, 19-20, 23
Order and History (Voegelin): beginning
of, 16, 47; introduction to, in volume
I, 16; original program of, 128-29;
participatory reality of In-Between
in, 15-19; publication dates of, 22;
Voegelin's destruction of draft page of
Volume V of, 123n; Voegelin's preface
to, 18
Orthodox environment, trauma of,
    79-80
Other, 105
Ouranos, 91, 116, 119
Ousia, 105
Ousias eidos (Space), 105, 107
Out-imagining symbols of truth, 53-54

Pan (All), 104-7, 109, 111, 113, 119
Pan aponon daimonion (all that is
    divine is without toil), 94
Panton (all things), 91
Parable of the Cave, 19, 71, 72, 73
Paradeigma (paradigmatic order), 107
Paradigm-Eikon, 108, 118
Paradox: of analysis of Genesis story,
41-42; of consciousness, 28-31,
52, 55, 81, 103, 105, 109-10; and
Divine Child, 75; of divine revelation,
82; of effable-ineffable, 119-20; of
existential consciousness, 62; of
Genesis creation story, 41; of God,
124; and imagination, 52-53; of
immaterial, divine bodies, 94; of
imperfection-perfection, 116; of
intentionality and luminosity, 36,
81; of It-reality, 42, 111, 114, 116;
of language, 31, 42, 55; mastery
of, as thing, 85; of order-disorder,
116-17; Plato's levels of paradoxic
language, 110-11; of quest, 21; and
reflective distance, 55; resistance
and understanding of, 54; of story
beginning in middle, 41-43; of
tension of consciousness, 52, 83, 110;
of thing-reality, 111, 114, 116
Paradoxic validity, 81
Pareinai (formative force), 44
Parmenides, 102-4, 109
Parmenides (Plato), 78
Parousia: of the Beyond, 44-45, 51, 79,
83-85, 88, 113-14; formative Parousia
and deformation, 47-49; Hesiod on,
89, 95; of Muses, 86-87; Plato on,
113-14
Participatory reality, 15-19, 34
Pascal, Blaise, 99
Pathos, 61
Paul, 21, 94
Paul, Jean, 68, 82
Peirce, Charles S., 134
Pephatismenon (spoken symbol), 103
Periagoge, deformation of, 71, 73, 77
Periechon (divinely designed
    comprehending), 111-12, 114, 118
Perilabon (comprehending), 107
Peri pantos (all cases), 106
Phänomenologie des Geistes (Hegel),
    69, 69n3, 84-85, 133
Philosophie dans le boudoir (Sade), 61
Philosophie des Rechts (Hegel), 104
Philosophy: and Christianity, 19-20; of
consciousness, 23-24; in 1800, 72;
end of, 70; Hegel on, 70, 73-74; and
history of mankind, 129; as love of
being through love of divine Being, 18,
19; "philosopher's language," 28, 29,
35, 36, 62, 127, 130-32, 134-35; Plato
on, 24, 61; as remedy for disorder,
18; role of philosopher, 131-32, 135;
and transcendence, 19-20, 23, 49, 93;
transcendence as decisive problem of,
19-20; Voegelin on, 127, 128, 131-32,
135. See also specific philosophers
Phlegetai (inflamed soul), 60
Physiciens, 96
Physics, 63
"Placed" event, 118-19
Plato: achievements of, 130; on
additions, 61; on anamnesis, 55, 59;
on anoia (folly), 57-58, 60; on arche
tes geneseos, 62; on Beginning and
End, 44, 106-7; on being, 105-8, 110,
121-22; on Beyond, 44, 65, 79, 88-89,
113-14, 122-23; compared with
Hesiod, 105; on concept and symbol,
32; on Cosmos, 105-9, 111-115,
117-21, 123; dialogues of, 1, 42; on
disorder of things-space, 116-17; on
epekeina (Beyond), 44, 88-89; fides
of, 106, 108, 113, 114, 115, 123; on
God and gods, 44, 88-89, 95, 98,
114-16, 120, 121, 123; on Ground,
Beauty, Good, and Prime Mover, 19;
and levels of paradoxic language,
110-111; and meditative procedure,
117; on metaxy, 15, 30, 42-43, 122; on
monosis and monogenesis, 112-13,
118; on nosos (disease of spirit),
18, 60; on Nous (noetic reason),
57-58, 74, 77, 79, 104, 116; on pan
(All), 104-7, 109, 111, 113, 119; and
Parable of the Cave, 19, 71, 72, 73;
on Parousia, 113-14; on philosophy,
24, 61; on reason, 23; and resistance
to untruth, 17-18; revolt of, against
Hellenic state of public unconscious,
76; on Same and the Other, 105, 108;
on Space, 116-22; summary of work
of, 74; tensional symbols and their
poles, 108-10, 120-23; on things and
non-things, 117-20; on time, 42, 107,
109
—Works: Gorgias, 60; Laws, 44, 60, 74,
95; Parmenides, 78; Republic, 18;
Sophist, 105, 108; Symposium, 16-17,
19, 24; Timaeus, 37, 104-24
Pleonexia, 53
Pleroma, 95
Plotinus, 88-89
Plurality of middles, 43-45
Pneuma, 34, 46
Pneumatic truth, 21, 23, 36, 37, 38
Poietes, 121
Polytheism, 93, 114. See also Gods
Pornography, 61
Posé (accepted), 97
Positivism, 48, 50
Pragmatism, 66
Price, Geoffrey L., 2
Pride of life, 53, 60
Principes de la nature et de la grâce
    (Leibniz), 96, 97
Prius (above all), 99
Private versus public, 40
Produktionsverhältnisse, 67
Projection, 34-35, 82
Prophets of Israel, 47
Protestantism, 77-78
Pseudea (false symbols), 86
Psyche, 24-25, 104, 108, 116, 118
Psychiatry, 61
Psychoanalysis, 36
Psychology: of experience, 21; Jung on,
    76; of projection, 34-35, 82
Public versus private, 40
Purcell, Brendan M., 3
Pythagoras, 122

Quest: Beginning and End in structure
of, 44; consciousness of, 39, 47;
diversification of, 46-49; event of,
118-19; existential, 28; has not
object, 120; luminosity of, 120; man's
quest for humanity, 134-35; noetic
quest, 46; for order, 15, 38-41, 51,
125-26, 129-35; for truth, 29, 38-41,
42, 53-55, 62, 81, 104, 119, 126-27,
130-135; truth of, 117
"Quod Deus Dicitur" (Voegelin), 22, 23

Rationalism. See Reason
Reality: complex of consciousness-
reality-language, 31-33, 36, 37, 41,
46, 52, 55, 59, 71, 92., 103, 105,
109, 114; as divine mythopoesis,
25; divine reality as God's creative
language, 25; escapes from, 53; and
existential resistance, 51; Hegel on,
104; Hesiodian vision of, 89, 92-101;
as intended object, 29; luminosity of,
25, 26, 30, 31, 39; as object and subject
of consciousness, 29-31; objective
view of, 21; participatory reality,
15-19, 34; relation to consciousness,
29-31; Second Reality, 61, 62, 65,
72; as separate from Beyond, 51-52;
as story in God's creative language,
25; as tensional oneness, 94, 109-12;
thingness of, 29, 30; and words and
their meanings, 31. See also It-reality;
Thing-reality
Reason: changes in meaning of symbol
"reason," 58; Christianity and natural
reason, 58; and Enlightenment, 58;
and It-reality, 64; Kant on, 63-64;
Nous as, 2, 57-58, 62, 74, 77, 78,
79, 104, 116; and revelation, 23, 58;
sufficient reason principle, 95-97;
Voegelin on philosopher's reason, 130
"Reason: The Classic Experience"
    (Voegelin), 22
Rede des toten Christus vom
    Weltgebäude herab, dass kein
Gott sei
(Jean Paul), 82
Reflective distance: of consciousness,
    54-56, 58-59, 133; and Plato, 109-10;
    versus reflective identity, 63
Reflective identity, 63-69
Reinhold, Karl Leonard, 65, 66
Religionsphilosphie, 68
Remembrance: complex of reflective
    distance-remembrance-oblivion,
    54-62; of gods, 84-85; Hegel on,
    85; Hesiodian symbolism of, 85,
    89-90; as Mnemosyne, 85, 87-88;
    and speculation, 65-66. See also
    Anamnesis
"Remembrance of Things Past"
    (Voegelin), 22
Republic (Plato), 18
Rerum natura (nature of things), 45
Resistance: ambiguities of, 68; and
Enlightenment, 58; existential
resistance, 49-51, 54; to irrationality,
58; motives of, 50-51; to new truth,
39; to noetic truth, 58, 68; self-
assertive resistance, 53, 54, 60-61; to
truth, 49-51, 54; and understanding
of paradox, 54; to untruth, 17-18, 54
Restricted Being, 100
Revelation, 23, 33, 58, 82, 128, 129
Revolt: disorder transformed into, 51
Roman imperial expansion, 60
Romantic period, 53
Ruach (breath or spirit), 34

Sade, Marquis de, 61, 82
Same-Other-Being, 105, 108
Satz des Bewusstseins (Reinhold), 65
Schelling, Friedrich, 66, 128
Schiller, Johann, 66
Schlegel, Friedrich, 66
Schutz, Alfred, 19-20
Sciences. See Natural sciences; Social
    sciences
Scottish Enlightenment, 19
Search. See Quest
Second Reality, 61, 62, 65, 72
Sein, 79-80
Selective conscience, 61
Self-actualization, 129
Self-assertive resistance, 53, 54, 60-61
Signs, 36
Silence, 120
Sinkt herab (sinks off), 73
Skepteon (inquire), 106
Social sciences, 32. See also History;
    Psychology
Socrates, 17
Solon, 50
Soma, 104, 107, 118
Something-Nothing, 98
Sophist (Plato), 105, 108
Soul, 17, 20-21
Space: Being-Becoming-Space, 107, 108,
119; chora as, 37, 91, 107, 108, 116-
17, 121, 122; disorder of things-space,
116-17; Plato on, 116-22
Speculation, 65
Spinoza, Baruch, 83
Spiritual ground of existence, 1-2,
    18-19
Spiritual man, 19
Stalin, Joseph, 18
Stoics, 61, 84, 94
Story: Beginning and End of, 123-24;
as beginning in middle, 41-43;
creation story in Genesis, 25, 33-38;
of deformative symbols, 48; and
diversification of quest, 49; in
Genesis as a whole, 38; Hesiod's
story of Muses, 86-92; Hesiod's story
of the gods, 89-92; and Platonic
metaxy, 42-43; and plurality of
middles, 43-45; of quest for truth,
38-41, 42, 81, 126-27; reality as story
in God's creative language, 25; of
struggle in metaxy, 90; substories
of comprehending story, 98, 99; and
time, 42. See also Myth; Tale
Structuralism, 111
Subject: consciousness of, 64-65;
dichotomy of object and, 17; Hegel
on, 70-71; reality as object and
subject of consciousness, 29-31;
reflective subject, 64-65; thinking in
subject-object categories, 64
Subject-object model, 17, 64, 65, 70
Sufficient reason principle (Leibniz),
    95-97
Sumerian king-list, 47
Superbia vitae, 53
Super-constant, 111, 123-24
Suppliants (Aeschylus), 94
Symbolization: of Beginning in Genesis,
37; of consciousness-reality-language,
46; of erotic tension in man's
existence, 16-17; of Hesiod, 101-2;
historical sciences and problems of,
32; Plato and mythic symbolization,
32. See also Symbols and symbolism
Symbols and symbolism: ambiguity
of Hesiod's symbols, 93, 95, 101-2;
and complex of reflective distance-
remembrance-oblivion, 54-59; of
consciousness-reality-language, 46;
deformative symbols, 48; distinction
between concepts and, 32-33; and
distinction between things and
Beyond of things, 46; of divine
reality, 83-84; false nature of previous
symbols, 86-87; of formless waste
in Genesis creation story, 36-37; of
Genesis creation story, 34, 36-37,
41; of God, 81-82; hermeneutics of
reflective study of, 132; Hesiodian
symbolism of Remembrance, 85,
89-91; and imagination, 52-54; in
language of the tale, 81; luminosity
of mythic and revelatory symbols,
32; man's participatory role in
process of, 54; of Mnemosyne, 85,
86-101; new symbols as dictatorial,
68; and openness and closure, 62;
out-imagining symbols of truth,
53-54; in philosopher's language,
130-32; primacy of symbol of God for
Voegelin, 18-19; and quest for truth,
38-39; reflective symbols, 54-59;
rescue of, 59-62; and story of quest
for truth, 38-39; tensional symbols
and their poles, 108-10, 120-23;
of things and non-things, 117-20;
transformation of, into concepts, 98;
validity of, in context of historical
equivalences, 57-58; validity of, in
context of meditation, 56-57. See
also Symbolization
Symposium (Plato), 16-17, 19, 24
Syneches (Continuous or Coherent),103

Ta eonta. See Eonta
Tale: Hesiod's tale of divine things,
    89-92; language of, 81. See also Myth;
    Story
Taoism, 39
Taxis-Ataxis, 108, 120, 122
Taxis (order), 105
Telos (end), 125, 126
Ten aidion ousian (eternal being), 109
Tensional symbols and their poles,
    108-10, 120-23
Terrorism, 58
Tes arches theoria (truth of reality), 62
Theion (divine), 120
Theogony (Hesiod), 86-102
Theoi (gods), 91
Theologia tripertita, 84-85
Theology, eighteenth-century, 63
Theomorphism, 34-35
Thing-reality: and complex of
consciousness-reality-language,
31-33, 46; distinguished from It-
reality, 30, 81, 93; and existential
consciousness, 56; and Genesis
creation story, 40; Hegel's fusion
of, with It-reality, 79-80; It-reality's
movement through, 123; paradox
of, 111, 114, 116; and Plato, 109;
reflective distance of consciousness
to own participation in, 54-59;
and symbolizing imagination, 64;
tradition of, 63-64
Things: and Beyond, 45, 46; Bonaventura
on, 99-101; consciousness and
thingness, 29, 30; definite thingness
and indefinite diversification, 46-47;
diversification of quest and thingness,
49; Hesiod on divine things, 89-95,
101, 102-3, 106, 109; Homer on, 102;
Leibniz on, 96-98; mastery of paradox
as, 85; mystery's transformation
into, 85; and object in world of sense
perceptions, 24; Plato on disorder
of things-space, 116-17; Plato on
things and non-things, 117-20;
reality and thingness, 29, 30. See also
Thing-reality
Thinking and thought, 103-4
Thomas Aquinas, 83, 96
Thought and thinking, 103-4
Tiamat, 36
Timaeus (Plato), 37, 104-24
Time: Eternity-Time, 107, 108, 110,
    112; and Parousia of the Beyond,
    44-45; Plato on, 42, 107, 109; and
    story of quest for truth, 42; tension
    between eternity and, 42
Titans, 91
To ekgonos (Offspring), 122
To gignonenon aei (always becoming),
    105
Tohu (formless waste), 36-37
Tohu wabohu, 91
To on aei (Always Being), 105, 122
To othen (Wherefrom), 122
Tou noetou (noetic order), 121
Transcendence: as entity, 23; exegetic
    nature of term, 25; and faith-grace
    relationship, 20-21; and philosophy,
    19-20, 23; of thing-reality into
    It-reality, 93
"Transcendence into the future," 49
Transcendental idealism, 67
Transzendenz in die Zukunft (tran-
    scendence into the future), 49
Trauma of orthodox environment,
    79-80
Truth: correlation between language
of truth and truth of language, 25;
diversified history of truth and
untruth, 48-49; and erotic tension
in man's existence, 17; existential
resistance to, 49-51, 54; Hegel on,
69-73, 77-78; Hesiod on, 89; and
imagination, 51-54; Kant on, 126;
language of, 24-25; luminosity of,
25, 26, 30, 39, 41; and Muses, 86-87;
nature of, 51-52; noetic truth, 21,
2-3, 39, 58; out-imagining symbols
of, 53-54; pneumatic truth, 21, 23,
36, 37, 38; of quest, 117; quest for,
29, 38-41, 42, 53-55, 62, 81, 104,
119, 126-27, 130-135; and reflective
distance, 133; resistance to, 39, 49-51,
54; and speculation, 54-55; of story in
Genesis, 38-41; of symbols, 132; and
writing of Genesis, 33-34
Turning around of consciousness, 71.
    See also Periagoge
Tusculan Disputations (Cicero), 60-61

Umkehrung des Bewusstseins (turning
    around of consciousness), 71-73, 77
Unconsciousness, 59, 73-79, 110
Ungrund, 115
United States: pragmatism in, 66;
    Voegelin's first trip to, 19; Voegelin's
    permanent move to, 19
Universal humanity, 129
Unsere Zutat (our addition), 71-72
Untruth, resistance to, 1, 17-18, 19
Uranos, 106, 107

Viae eminentiae, 95
Vision, 92-94, 97-98
Voegelin, Eric: on consciousness,
132-35; death of, 15; essays by, 22-23;
final illness of, 13, 22; first trip to
U. S. by, 19; flight from Nazis by,
19; marriage of, 13; motivations
of work of, 17-18, 23; as "mystic
philosopher," 2; permanent move
to U. S. by, 19; on philosophy and
philosopher's role, 127, 128, 131-32,
135; study of Greek by, 19; study of
Hebrew by, 19; writing of In Search of
Order,
13-14. See also specific works
Voegelin, Lissy, 13-14
Vorrede (Hegel), 69-70, 86, 104
Vorstellung (realm of perception), 66, 77

Wahre Gestalt (true shape) of truth,
    69-70
Walsh, David, 3
Wesen, 84
Wherefrom, 122
Whitehead, Alfred North, 128
Whole, 95, 103, 106, 107, 133-34
Will to power, 53, 68
"Wisdom and the Magic of the Extreme:
    A Meditation" (Voegelin), 22, 23
Wissenschaft, 70
Wissenschaft der Logik (Hegel), 63, 78
Wissenschaftslehre (Fichte), 64
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 134

Xenophanes, 93-94, 95
Xynon (common), 40

Yahweh, 114

Zetema (search for truth), 126
Zeus, 57, 87, 88, 94
Zoon (Living Being), 104, 112
Zoroastrian quest, 39, 150

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