This volume contains selected discourses chosen to illustrate the tenets characteristic of the influential movement known as Cambridge Platonism.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements; Abbreviations; A note on method; Biographical sketches; A reading list; 1. 'The High and Aiery Hills of Platonisme': an introduction to the Cambridge Platonists; 2. 'The Use of Reason in Matters of Religion' - Benjamin Whichcote; 3. 'The Manifestation of Christ and the Deification of Man' - Benjamin Whichcote; 4. 'The Unity of the Church maintained by sincere Christians' - Benjamin Whichcote; 5. 'A Sermon preached before the House of Commons' - Ralph Cudworth; 6. 'The True Way or Method of attaining to Divine Knowledge' - John Smith; 7. 'The Excellency and Nobleness of True Religion' - John Smith; 8. 'The Purification of a Christian Man's Soul' - Henry More; 9. An Antidote against Atheism, Books I–II - Henry More; 10. 'The Digression concerning the Plastick Life of Nature, or an Artificial, Orderly and Methodical Nature' - Ralph Cudworth; Appendix: selections from Whichcote's Moral and Religious Aphorisms; Index.
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