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Complete in itself, this volume originated as a commentary and expansion of Manly P. Hall's masterpiece of symbolic philosophy, The Secret Teachings of All Ages.
In Lectures on Ancient Philosophy, Manly P. Hall expands on the philosophical, metaphysical, and cosmological themes introduced in his classic work, The Secret Teachings of All Ages. Hall wrote this volume as a re...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published September 8th 2005 by Tarcher (first published 1996)
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Gregory Louis
A most excellent and enlightening travel through philosophy from ancient times to the present. A companion book for Mr. Hall's big book, The Secret Teachings of All Ages.

I just finished this a second time, I read it slowly this time to really savor, and found it well worth the effort and patience. A very enlightening perspective on most Philosophic systems. The last chapter alone is recommended for all politicians, and all others as well! This book was based on a series of lectures to promote hi...more
Of all the books I have read by Manly P. Hall I'd say all of them are great reads, some have a little more difficulty than others but some have such a profound and beautiful sequence of thought/thinking/meditating that they seem almost to easy to read. He has a wonderful way of building concepts which help me understand many puzzling ideas now and from long ago as in the Ancient Philosophers'. I really enjoy MPH, style too. :) greg

I really enjoy the second read of books by Manly P Hall too!
I had the great fortune of acquiring a copy of this amazing volume. In my first reading, however, at arriving in chapter thirteen, Emerson's Concept of the Oversoul: third and last paragraph of page 297 ends about 5 lines before any other paragraph in the book and the passage that reads "though our body be still of mortal size, the scope of expanding consciousness becomes tions of inspiration." seems to take a wild spin somewhere away from my comprehension.
I wonder if any of my fellows was also...more
the companion value to The Secret Teachings Of All Ages.
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Canadian born, Manly Palmer Hall is the author of over 150 published works, the best known of which are Initiates of the Flame, The Story of Healing, The Divine Art,Aliens Magick and Sorcery The Secret Teachings of All Ages, and An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy.
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