Henry More

[Revised entry by John Henry on September 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henry More (1614 - 1687), theologian, and philosopher, is usually regarded as characteristic of a group of
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[Revised entry by John Henry on September 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henry More (1614 - 1687), theologian, and philosopher, is usually regarded as characteristic of a group of broadly like-minded thinkers, discerned by historians and designated by them as the Cambridge Platonists. Certainly, More's dualistic theology of body and soul was heavily indebted to Neoplatonic thought, but the philosophical theology which he developed through the 1650s and 1660s should be recognised as almost entirely idiosyncratic, even...

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