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Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) has become a household name and part of our common intellectual culture not least because of his famous 1935 thought experiment questioning the #Copenhagen interpretation of #quantum_mechanics 1/ ImageImage
This is a good explanation of the thought experiment and the cat who is and isn’t 3/
Incidentally tangentially this reminds me of Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen that i saw when it came out in 1998 3a/
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One major aspect of #Corbin was his long association from 1949-1978 with the #Eranos Tagungen, a circle of scholars of the human and religious sciences who met at Lago Maggiore near Ascona at the estate of Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn (1881-1962) 1/ Image
In one sense it was a stellar collection of the leading scholars in the humanities of the 20thC but especially of those committed to esotericism - an alternative intellectual history of the period as Hans Hakl puts it… 2/
#Fröbe had long been interested in the occult and archetypes and was a theosophist and spiritualist who ran a salon in #Zurich from 1914 3/
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