Manly P. Hall: Neoplatonism Seminar 5: Julian on the Mother of the Gods

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This is the last of a five-part seminar series on "Doctrines of Neoplatonism". Part 5 was recorded in Los Angeles on Wednesday, November 9, 1955.

Manly Hall considered Neoplatonism (~3rd to 7th century C.E.) to be one of the most important philosophical systems that a seeker of wisdom could study. Beginning with Plotinus, this movement brought back the spirit of pre-Socratic thought as well as that of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Consciousness was considered as primary and existing before matter - that the thought world proceeded the material realm, and therefore, more important for each of us to explore and experience.

The Doctrines of Neo-Platonism
Instructor: Manly P. Hall - Wednesday Eves. at 8:00

1: Proclus on the Theology of Plato (October 12, 1955)
2: Iamblicus on the Mysteries (October 19, 1955)
3: Plotinus on "The Beautiful" (October 26, 1955)
4: Porphyry on The Wanderings of Ulysses (November 2, 1955)
5: Julian on The Mother of the Gods (November 9, 1955)

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