The Cambridge Platonists

The Cambridge Platonists

by C. A. Patrides
     
 

This volume contains selected discourses chosen to illustrate the tenets characteristic of the influential movement known as Cambridge Platonism.See more details below

Overview

This volume contains selected discourses chosen to illustrate the tenets characteristic of the influential movement known as Cambridge Platonism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521299428
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
The Stratford Library
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 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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