Henry Corbin and the Mundus ImaginaliswithTom Cheetham

Books Mentioned In This Interview

tom cheetham all the world an icon: henry corbin and the angelic function of beings

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.

00:00:00 Introduction

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

00:59:20 Dualisms

01:04:54 Conclusion

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(Recorded on June 29, 2023)

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Published on August 4, 2023


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