Philosophical Research Society
Founded in 1934 by Manly Palmer Hall, the Philosophical
Research Society grew out of Hall’s early successful work in astrology
and occult philosophy and superseded the Hall Publishing
Company and the Church of the People, which he had
previously headed. The society was created
‘‘. . . to investigate the essential teachings of scientific, spiritual,
and cultural leaders and further clarify and integrate
man’s body of knowledge, to apply this knowledge to the present
needs of mankind by means of modern skills and the cooperation
of outstanding experts, to make available these vital
concepts to the public through lectures, publications and other
medium to increase public awareness of the usefulness of these
ideas and ideals in solving the personal and collective problems
of modern man.’’
The society maintains a research library of over 50,000 volumes
and a collection of art and rare books, conducts a weekly
program of lectures, seminars, and special events, and publishes
a quarterly Journal. The society has also published over 130
books, most by Hall, and produces audiocassettes. The society
is located at 3910 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027. Website
httpwww.prs.org.
Sources
Philosophical Research Society Home Page. http
www.prs.org. March 8, 2000.

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