Tom Cheetham, PhD, is author of several books, including Imaginal Love: the Meanings of Imagination in Henry Corbin and James Hillman; All the World an Icon: Henry Corbin and the Angelic Function of Beings; Green Man, Earth Angel: The Prophetic Tradition and the Battle for the Soul of the World; and The World Turned Inside Out: Henry Corbin and the Angel Out Ahead.
Here he describes the life and scholarship of the French scholar, Henry Corbin, particularly with reference to Iranian mysticism and his concept of the imaginal.
00:02:27 Mundus Imaginalis
00:07:43 Henry Corbin
00:14:43 Imagination and imaginal
00:26:19 Islamic mysticism
00:41:15 The dark side
Edited subtitles for this video are available in Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, and Spanish.
(Recorded on June 29, 2023)
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Published on August 4, 2023