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Idea Series (New Categories)

Return to The Writings of Paul Brunton

This sub-series is primarily composed of Brunton’s unpublished writings, created mostly during the last 40 years of his life. He organized his philosophic subjects into a twenty-eight category “Idea Series,” which make up the bulk of his writings.

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AD BV 1

Anthony Damiani’s Brown Vinyl 1 (AD BV 1) was created in 1980 and includes New Categories I to XIII. The paras themselves are likely from the 1970s, while the "AD" refers to PB’s student Anthony Damiani.

AD BV 2

Anthony Damiani's Brown Vinyl 2 was created in 1980 (perimortem) and includes New Categories XIV to XXVIII. The paras themselves are likely from the 1970s. See AD BV 1.

AD YV

Anthony Damiani's Yellow Vinyl notebook was created in 1980 and includes New Categories I to XXVIII. The paras themselves are likely from the 1970s. See AD BV 1.

Red Vinyl

"Red Vinyl" Notebook was created by Timothy Smith, while working for PB in Switzerland in the first half of 1980. PB had decided to redo his categorization system for the final time, and this file includes all 28 of the New Categories.

RVLS I

"Red Vinyl Large Series" Volume I was typed by Timothy and Devon Smith in 1981, using handwritten paras mailed to them by PB from Switzerland. It includes all 28 of the New Categories.

RVLS II

"Red Vinyl Large Series" Volume II was typed by Timothy and Devon Smith in 1981, using handwritten paras mailed to them by PB from Switzerland. It includes all 28 of the New Categories.