Kreuzgang discredits Fichte's philosophy as condensing everything "in das kleine Ich, das jeder winzige Knabe ausrufen kann, wie in ein Taschenformat" ["into the little I, which any tiny boy can proclaim, as though into a pocket-size format"] so that anyone can pull out of "der unbedeutenden Hulse, wie es ihm beliebt, ganze Kosmogonien, Theosophien, Weltgeschichten und dergleichen, saint den dazugehorigen Bilderchen" ["this insignificant shell, as it suits him, entire cosmogonies
, theosophies, world histories and the like, along with the appropriate images" NB 116--17].
Although the account of the conceptions of place and space follows a chronological format, from ancient mythological cosmogonies
to recent work in continental philosophy, Casey questions primordially the silences, neglects, and absences of this history Such work takes into focus not only what is gained by successive conceptualizations or what is preserved by a tradition but also, and more importantly, what is lost or forgotten.
It is here that we find the most provocative difference between the mythic cosmogonies
of the past and Turner's vision.
We recall here that language is likewise the instrument of choice in many traditional cosmogonies, where the creation and organization of the world proceed by means of acts of naming.
First, the dismembering, sacrificial act that grounds most of the IE cosmogonies here instead takes the form of an enumeration of afflicted body parts.
Vedic Cosmogonies and Their Indo-European Background: A Propos of Jean Varenne's Cosmogonies vedique.
See Sayers 1985 for a review of earlier literature on IE cosmogonies, and for its Celtic application; and especially Lincoln 1986: 141-71.
His paintings include pop references, but only as one of a number of sources, which also include, for example, ancient cosmogonies
In what follows, I will mention cosmogonies in the Sathapatha Brahmana and the Taittiriya Brahmana and Aranyaka that interpret or reconfigure this hymn, but references to it are not limited to Vedic literature.
Further, as Geldner points out, the later Vedic cosmogonies often link desire and heat.
Other Vedic cosmogonies also follow a creative progression from single thought to multiple objects.
Attempts to trace contemporary Iranian religious praxis back to Mazdean or Zoroastrian roots and even earlier, are found in two articles, "Structural and Organizational Analogies between Mazdaism and Sufism and the Kurdish Religions," by Reza Hamzeh'ee; and "Mithra and Ahreman, Binyamin and Malak Tawus: Traces of an Ancient Myth in the Cosmogonies
of two Modern Sects," by Philip Kreyenbroek.
For much of this he depends on thirteen extended cosmogonies presented in various ritual texts, including the Aitareya, Kausitaki, Satapatha, Pancavimsa, and Jaiminiya brahmanas, the Tattiriya, Maitrayani, and Kathaka samhitas, and the Maitrayani Upanisad.
The authority of these cosmogonies for the authors of the Vedic texts can hardly be questioned, as B.
Such cosmogonies were obviously expressions of efforts to make sense of the universe.