Antoine Faivre

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Antoine Faivre (born in Reims June 5, 1934) is a prominent French scholar of Western esotericism. Until his retirement, he held a chair in the École Pratique des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne, University Professor of Germanic studies at the University of Haute-Normandie, director of the Cahiers del Hermétisme and of Bibliothèque de l'hermétisme, and is with Wouter Hanegraaff and Roland Edighoffer, the editor of the journal Aries.[citation needed]

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Toison d'or et alchimie, Milan, Archè, 1990. English Transl. Golden Fleece and Alchemy, Albany, State University of New York Press, 1993, reprint 1995.
  • Philosophie de la nature (physique sacrée et théosophie, XVIIIe-XIXe siècles), Paris, Albin Michel, 1996 (Prix de philosophie Louis Liard, de l'Académie des Sciences morales et politiques).
  • The Eternal Hermes (From Greek God to Alchemical Magus), Grand Rapids, Phanes Press, 1996.
  • Accès de l'ésotérisme occidental, Paris, Gallimard (" Bibliothèque des sciences humaines"), vol. I, 1986, 2nd ed., 1996, vol. II, 1996. English Transl. vol. I : Access to Western Esotericism, Albany, State University of New York Press, 1994, vol. II : Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition, Studies in Western Esotericism, Albany, State University of New York Press, 2000.
  • L'ésotérisme, Paris, PUF, 1992, 3e éd., 2003

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