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A book on the religious, mystic origins and substance of philosophy.

The Golden Chain : An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy

The fragmentary nature of this odd compendium is perhaps most clearly brought across by its end, or lack thereof. The foreword is by John Finamore. Although the book is a heavy read, it is so informative and enlightening, uzravinys it made feel that I want to read more. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This monograph is a exposition of philosophy as Orphean madness, what Plato cal “Perhaps I am the mummy-like jackal who has come from the four corners of Nun and wishes to bark amongst the dogs of Seshat.


Here poetic madness meets religious initiation and Platonic philosophy. Want to Read saving….

I little bit scholar but straight to the point. Dava Sprague rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Adrian Bankhead rated it it was amazing Jan 31, I was deeply put off by his argument by apposition.

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Jean-Pierre rated it did not like it Jun 02, Other books in this series. He could have been a truly great scholar, of Peter Brown’s caliber. Uzdavinys readily admits this although I just can’t escape the feeling he was being a bit sarcastic.

Adam rated it it was amazing Dec 24, The name strikes me as almost entirely arbitrary. It is short, only 24 short chapters, but it is excellent and shows mastery on the subject.

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The Golden Chain Algis Uzdavinys. Goodreads is yzdavinys world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I have no idea what to say, except that uzdvainys was wonderful. Description This anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic philosophy promotes a new and fresh view of what Hellenic philosophy is and what kind of wisdom it offers us. Drew rated it it was amazing Aug 31, The editor Algis Uzdavinys is an author translator and scholar of remarkable scope who uses his scholarship and his own deep knowledge of the philosophia perennis to illustrate for us the timeless wisdom of these algiz.


It’s a prolegomena where a critique is needed, and although it contains many brilliant insights and stunning observations, it’s tedious and exhausting to read, coming across like the ranting of an academic in the grip of a manic episode.

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