from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The philosophy of Plato, especially insofar as it asserts ideal forms as an absolute and eternal reality of which the phenomena of the world are an imperfect and transitory reflection.
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- proper n. The philosophy of Plato.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrines or philosophy by Plato or of his followers.
- n. An elevated rational and ethical conception of the laws and forces of the universe; sometimes, imaginative or fantastic philosophical notions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrines, opinions, or philosophy of Plato, or of the Academic school.
- n. A Platonic saying or proposition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names
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