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Hermeticism is a philosophical/spiritual tradition based upon pseudepigraphical writings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus ("Thrice Great").
Hermeticism is revealed, not argued (it is a philosophy of revelation).
- Walbridge, John. The Wisdom of the Mystic East: Suhrawardi and Platonic Orientalism. New York: SUNY Press, 2001.p. 2-3.