CONTENTS OF
The Philosopher
s Stone
by HENRY T. LAURENCY,

by Sections Only

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Sections:

           Translator’s Preface
1.        EXOTERIC WORLD VIEW AND LIFE VIEW    (42 pages)
2.        THE ESOTERIC WORLD VIEW    (71 pages)
3.        ESOTERIC LIFE VIEW   (100 pages)

The Philosophers Stone is the translation of an original in Swedish, De vises sten. The translator is Lars Adelskogh. Translations into other languages are proceeding.

A complete enumeration of all sections, subsections, and chapters making up The Philosophers Stone is found below in the document Contents by sections, subsections, and chapters.

The Philosophers Stone
CONTENTS BY SECTIONS, SUBSECTIONS, AND CHAPTERS

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Translator’s Preface

1. EXOTERIC WORLD VIEW AND LIFE VIEW

1.1 THE WILL TO UNITY

EMOTIONAL CULTURE
1.2 MAN AS AN EMOTIONAL BEING
1.3 RELIGION
1.4 The Essence of Religion
1.5 Religious Mysticism
1.6 Religious Intellectual Constructions
1.7 MORALITY
1.8 Conventions
1.9 Rules of Conduct
1.10 Motives
1.11 Moral Valuations
1.12 The Voice of Conscience
1.13 Religious Morality
1.14 Sexual Morality
1.15 Honour
1.16 Right and Wrong, or Good and Evil
1.17 The Art of Living
POLITICS
1.18 Introduction
1.19 Political Problems
1.20 Political Systems
1.21 Freedom, Equality, and Brotherhood
1.22 Political Unity
1.23 Practical Politics
1.24 AESTHETICS

MENTAL CULTURE
1.25 PHILOSOPHY
1.26 Ideas
1.27 Clear Concepts
1.28 Logic
1.29 Criticism
1.30 What is Truth?
1.31 Sense and Reason
1.32 Reality
1.33 The Limits of Knowledge
1.34 World View and Life View
1.35 SCIENCE
1.36 HISTORY
1.37 Historical Facts
1.38 Historical Factors
1.39 Historical Views
1.40 Culture of History

2. THE ESOTERIC WORLD VIEW

INTRODUCTION TO THE ESOTERIC KNOWLEDGE OF REALITY
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Matter
2.3 Matter and Energy
2.4 Matter and Consciousness
2.5 Visible and Invisible Material Reality
2.6 Biological Evolution and Finality

THE MATTER ASPECT OF REALITY
2.7 Introduction
2.8 Involvation
2.9 Involution
2.10 The Solar System
2.11 Elementals
2.12 Evolution
2.13 Evolutionary Beings
2.14 The Natural Kingdoms
2.15 The Chain of Triads
2.16 The Monad
2.17 Group-Souls and Transmigration
2.18 Causalization
2.19 The Envelopes of Man
2.20 Man’s Etheric Envelope
2.21 Man’s Emotional Envelope
2.22 Man’s Mental Envelope
2.23 Man’s Causal Envelope

THE CONSCIOUSNESS ASPECT OF REALITY
2.24 Consciousness
2.25 The Unity of Consciousness
2.26 Active and Passive Consciousness
2.27 Objective and Subjective Consciousness
2.28 Group Consciousness
2.29 Self-Consciousness
2.30 Man’s Consciousness
2.31 Man’s Emotional Consciousness
2.32 Man’s Mental Consciousness
2.33 Man’s Causal Consciousness
2.34 Essential Consciousness
2.35 Superessential and Higher Consciousness

ESOTERIC ANTHROPOLOGY
2.36 The Races
2.37 The Age Classes of Mankind
2.38 The Levels of Human Development
2.39 The Involvations of the Causal Envelope
2.40 The Dissolution of the Envelopes of Incarnation
2.41 The Individual Self
2.42 The Collective Selves

ESOTERIC COSMOLOGY
2.43 The Manifestations
2.44 The Seven-Globes
2.45 Involution and Evolution in the Seven-Globes
2.46 The Eons

ESOTERIC ONTOLOGY
2.47 The Processes of Manifestation
2.48 The Periods of Manifestation
2.49 The Three Kinds of Solar System
2.50 The Departments
2.51 Expanding Collective Beings
2.52 The Tasks of Collective Beings
2.53 The Relations of Collective Beings to Mankind

GENERAL ESOTERIC KNOWLEDGE OF REALITY
2.54 Space and Time
2.55 Dynamis, Energies, Vibrations
2.56 Higher Kinds of Matter Are Luminous
2.57 The Atom
2.58 The Origin of Material Forms and Forces of Nature
2.59 The Three Aspects of Reality
2.60 Primordial Matter
2.61 The Dynamic Energy of Primordial Matter (Dynamis)
2.62 Esoteric Terms, Exoteric Fictions, Addenda, Etc.

3. ESOTERIC LIFE VIEW

3.1 LIFE VIEW
3.2 LAWS OF LIFE

THE LAW OF FREEDOM
THE INALIENABLE DIVINE FREEDOM
3.3 Freedom and Law
3.4 Freedom through Insight and Understanding
3.5 Freedom of Choice
3.6 Freedom and Responsibility
3.7 Freedom and Development
3.8 Freedom and Guidance
THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE COLLECTIVE
3.9 Ideal Law and Right
3.10 The Individual and the State
3.11 The Individual and the Laws
3.12 The Individual and Social Freedom

THE LAW OF UNITY
3.13 THE LAW OF UNITY
3.14 Individualism and Collectivism
3.15 Collectives

THE LAW OF DEVELOPMENT
3.16 CONSCIOUSNESS DEVELOPMENT
3.17 THE STAGE OF BARBARISM
THE STAGE OF CIVILIZATION
3.18 Emotionality at the Stage of Civilization
3.19 Mentality at the Stage of Civilization
3.20 Religion at the Stage of Civilization
3.21 The Striving at Art at the Stage of Civilization
3.22 The Conception of Right at the Stage of Civilization
THE STAGE OF CULTURE
3.23 Emotionality at the Stage of Culture
3.24 Mentality at the Stage of Culture
3.25 Religion at the Stage of Culture
3.26 Art
3.27 The Conception of Right at the Stage of Culture
3.28 THE STAGE OF HUMANITY
3.29 THE STAGE OF IDEALITY
3.30 THE STAGE OF UNITY

THE LAW OF SELF, OR OF SELF-REALIZATION
3.31 SELF-REALIZATION
3.32 Self-Reliance
3.33 Self-Determination
3.34 The Tendency to Unity
3.35 The Law of Understanding
3.36 The Faults and Failings of Man
3.37 Evaluating the Personality
3.38 The Blindness to Ourselves
3.39 Ennoblement of the Personality
3.40 The Art of Living
OBSTACLES TO SELF-REALIZATION
3.41 The Tendency to Division
3.42 Dogmas
3.43 Dependence
3.44 Morality
3.45 Moralism
3.46 Public Opinion

THE LAW OF DESTINY
3.47 THE LAW OF DESTINY
3.48 Individual Character
3.49 The Basic Tendencies of Individual Character
3.50 Self-Assertion and the Law of Compensation
3.51 The Destiny of the Self
3.52 The Common Destiny of the Collective

THE LAW OF REAPING
3.53 THE LAW OF REAPING
3.54 The Law of Reaping and Other Laws of Life
3.55 The Law of Reaping and the Ignorance of Life
3.56 The Law of Reaping and the "Iniquities of Life"
3.57 The Law of Reaping and the Agents of Reaping
3.58 The Law of Reaping and Suffering
3.59 The Sowing and Reaping of Consciousness Expressions
3.60 Good Sowing
3.61 Good Reaping
3.62 Bad Sowing
3.63 Bad Reaping
3.64 Collective Sowing and Reaping
3.65 The Factors of Reaping
3.66 The Law of Reaping and Traditional Fictions

THE LAW OF ACTIVATION
3.67 THE LAW OF ACTIVATION
3.68 The Unconscious of the Personality
3.69 The Subconscious
3.70 The Superconscious
3.71 Control of Consciousness
3.72 The Method of Activation
3.73 The Group Activity

 

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