What is Theosophy? It is interesting to note that since the founding of the Theosophical Society in 1875 there has never been an official definition of the word "Theosophy." Joy Mills suggests that this lack of an official definition of Theosophy is not by accident. So what is Theosophy? In this lively discussion, Joy suggests that we might begin our exploration by considering the word "Theosophy" as a verb (or process) rather than a noun (a static set of ideas). This program was held at the 104th Annual Summer School of the Theosophical Society in America. 1990. 88 minutes.