The Philosophy of Masonry: William Preston

William Preston's system of lectures of instruction, and his book "Illustrations of Masonry" offer great insights into the Philosophy of Freemasonry

Reading Time: 21 minutes PHILOSOPHERS are by no means agreed with respect to the scope and subject matter of philosophy. Nor are Masonic scholars at one with respect to the scope and purpose of Freemasonry. Hence one may not expect to define and delimit Masonic philosophy according to the easy method of Dickens’ editor who wrote upon Chinese metaphysics by reading in the Encyclopedia upon China and upon metaphysics and combining his information.