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[Reading] ➿ The Golden Chain Author Algis Uždavinys – Eiyo.us

The Golden Chain This Anthology Of Pythagorean And Platonic Philosophy Promotes A New And Fresh View Of What Hellenic Philosophy Is And What Kind Of Wisdom It Offers Us The Book Demonstrates, Through Excerpts From The Great Pythagorean And Platonic Writers, That To These Thinkers Philosophy Is A Way Of Life And A Means Of Spiritual Realization Not The Dry, Rationalistic, Mental Exercise Philosophy Has Become In The Modern World The Golden Chain Of The Title Refers To The Ancient Belief That Such Philosophy Transmits A Heritage Of Unitive Knowledge Through A Succession Of Enlightened Teachers And Students.

[Reading] ➿ The Golden Chain  Author Algis Uždavinys – Eiyo.us
  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • The Golden Chain
  • Algis Uždavinys
  • English
  • 03 August 2018
  • 0941532615

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➿ The Golden Chain Author Algis Uždavinys – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    I have found that the Pythagoreans and Neo Platonists are not for me My chief objection to their writings is their gnostic hatred of the world They repeatedly refer to the world as a prison, to the body as a tomb, to the spiritual necessity to develop the philosophical intellect in order to escape all material attachments, to despise everything to do with the world, to hate and drive away all passion, wealth, the joys of the flesh Proclus even says that The body is the root of evil Some pe I have found that the Pythagoreans and Neo Platonists are not for me My chief objection to their writings is their gnostic hatred of the world Th...


  2. says:

    Brilliant collection of Pythagorean and Neoplatonic writings, including extended excerpts from Plotinus, Iamblichus, and Proclus This is a fine survey of the pagan philosophy of late antiquity, a profound influence on Christian mysticism and Islamic Sufism, and an intriguing metaphysical system.


  3. says:

    Amazing


  4. says:

    Good selections Good contextualizations Could bein depth tho.

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