The Cosmos



 
 
 
 

The Hylosphere


The Fundamental Matrix of Physical reality

The Cosmosphere


form, cycles and evolution
from atom to galactic cluster

The Physical Universe 

The Universe
stars, galaxies, planets, and the rest

 


 
 


note - these pages are still under construction...


hypothesis
The Reductionist theory of the Universe
The Self-Organising Universe
The Teleological Universe
The Pantheistic Universe
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teleological universe
Pantheism
The Universe of stars, planets, subatomic particles etc as explained thru conventional physics and astrophysics The Cosmos is a vast homeostatic non-equilibrium system, undfolding organically through various evolutionary stages The Cosmos is a teleological process - an interpretation of Teilhard de Chardin's evolutionary metaphysics - the Earth  evolves through stages of increasing consciousness The Cosmos as intrinsically Divine - "God" is not something seperate from the Universe 
worldview
reductionist/ materialistic
holistic/ materialistic
holistic
holistic/ pantheistic
methodology
scientific/experimental
metaphysical/intuitive

 

The following conceptions of the Cosmos are more metaphysically radical, pertaining to the sphere of mysticism, occultism and esotericism rather than science and conventional spirituality:
 
 

hypothesis
Occult Cosmos
Esoteric Cosmos
Divine Cosmogony
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Esoteric Cosmos
Soul of the Cosmos
variants
The Universe consists of  a resonances and archetypal fields of consciousness.  Astrology can be understood as  representing expressions of this principle
The Cosmos 
 as consisting of layers of existence and consciousness - moving into and out of existence through cosmic cycles
Divine Cosmogny
The Universe can be understood as the theatre of manifestation of archetypal and cosmic forces, the movement of evolution to perfection
worldview
holistic/ pantheistic
emanationist
holistic/emanationist/monistic

 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cosmos index page
Cosmos

 



page history

page uploaded 11 March 1999
modified 10 May
and again 16 July
and 11 September
modified again on the 25 October