The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling
Random House, 1996 - 334 pages
A journey into the essential mystery at the center of every life--the search for calling--The Soul's Code takes a new look at age-old themes, providing a radical, frequently amusing, and highly accessible path to realization through an extensive array of examples. Hillman ecnourages readers to discover the "blueprints" particular to their individual lives, certain that there is more to life than can be explained by genetics or environment.
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Or repent . Existentialism , another way of accounting for loneliness , accepts the
suffering of isolation as basic to its theory of human existence . Heidegger or
Camus , for instance , places the human being into the situation of “ throwness .
Environment , ” the noun , means a set of circumstances ( circum = around ) ; the
context , the physical conditions and external situations , that “ surround ” our
persons and our lives . The research on twins divides environment into two main
... han told me that her publisher [ of her memoir , My Life ] was insisting that she
describe in detail how she had felt while losing her virginity . Faced at that time
with a truly desperate economic situation , Isadora felt that she had to comply .
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What set of factors most influence the course of an individual human life? Nature? Nurture? The choices a person makes, including one's intimate relationships? Or is it the complex interplay of all of ... Read full review
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Hillman has written ten books, but he is best known as the inspiration for Thomas Moore's Care of the Soul. Now, for this book on finding one's personal calling, he's getting a big print run himself. Read full review