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1. I Have No Choice
In a letter sent to Alfred Schütz on January 1, 1953, Eric Voegelin raised the following question regarding the parable of the cave in Plato’s Republic: "Who compels that man to undertake the conversion, the perioagoge?" And he added the comment: "You have here the problem of grace, on the Platonic level of a transposition into…
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A Friendship That Lasted a Lifetime: The Correspondence Between Alfred Schütz and Eric Voegelin. Gerhard Wagner and Gilbert Weiss, eds, and William Petropulos, trans. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2011.

 
The exchange of letters between Eric Voegelin and Alfred Schütz took place in between 1938, the year in which both were forced to leave Vienna due to the annexation…

Selected Correspondence 1950-1984 (The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin, Volume 30). Thomas Hollweck, ed. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2007.
 
This big volume is one of the last two of the 34 volume Collected Works to be published (The other, Volume 29, prepared under the editorship of Professor Juergen Gebhardt, has just been published in July 2009). The reader will…