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PHILOSOPHY OF MIND

PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
By Georg Wilhelm Hegel • Read by Peter Wickham
Philosophy of Mind is the third and final part of the Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences, the collection in which Hegel (1730-1831) offered an overview of his life’s work. Though originally written in 1817, he revised it in 1830, thus providing a finished form the year before his death.

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THE ELEMENTS OF THEOLOGY

THE ELEMENTS OF THEOLOGY
By Proclus • Read by Peter Wickham
Proclus—or “Proclus of Athens” as he is sometimes known—is widely and rightly considered to be one of the most significant later Neoplatonist philosophers. At age 40 (c. 437 CE), or so, Proclus became Head of the revived Plato’s Academy in Athens. In his role for the next 50 years the unmarried Proclus worked hard, combining effectively the roles of administrator, teacher, and writer.

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THE ENNEADS VOLUME 1 (1-3)

THE ENNEADS VOLUME 1 (1-3)
By Plotinus • Read by Peter Wickham
Plotinus (204/5 -270CE), born in Lycopolis, Egypt when it was part of the Roman Empire – was a major figure in the philosophical school later called Neoplatonism. Neoplatonists viewed reality as deriving from a single force or figure expressed as ‘the One’. Two further concepts from Plotinus, ‘the Intellect’ and ‘the Soul’ are also principal features of his philosophy.

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THE ENNEADS VOLUME 2 (4-6)

THE ENNEADS VOLUME 2 (4-6)
By Plotinus • Read by Peter Wickham
Plotinus (204/5 -270CE), born in Lycopolis, Egypt when it was part of the Roman Empire – was a major figure in the philosophical school later called Neoplatonism. Neoplatonists viewed reality as deriving from a single force or figure expressed as ‘the One’.

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