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  • noun Alternative form of Neopythagoreanism.


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  • The doctrine of the separable, immortal human soul in Neo-Pythagoreanism is also quite like the hierarchical psychology of Plato, if one ignores

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The more esoteric aspect of the Greco-Alexandrian tradition connected with Neo-Pythagoreanism and Hermeticism had also become established in the same region in the cult of the Sabeans of Harran, who combined in their religious and intellectual life the Hermetico-Pythagorean ideas of Alexandria with astronomical and astrological ideas drawn from late Babylonian and Chaldean sources.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The mathematicist orientation of the Oxford school foreshadowed in some ways the Neo-Pythagoreanism and rationalism of the seventeenth century.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Neo-Pythagoreanism, made active campaign against the Christians, proclaimed its own system of spiritual regeneration, and set up in opposition to Christ and the Saints the heroes of philosophical tradition and legend, especially Pythagoras and Apollonius of Tyana.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Neo-Pythagoreanism, philosophical tendencies which are very rare in the twelfth century, and practically unknown outside the School of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Neo-Pythagoreanism, given to his doctrine, is enough to indicate in what manner it illuminated the inner realms and laws which

    The Crest-Wave of Evolution A Course of Lectures in History, Given to the Graduates' Class in the Raja-Yoga College, Point Loma, in the College-Year 1918-19

  • Neo-Pythagoreanism, have embodied in their so-called Lives of him, like some antique fable richly embossed with starry wonders.

    Plato and Platonism

  • It is sufficient to mention as instances authors like Suetonius, with his naïve belief in miracles, and the rhetorician Aristides, with his Asclepius-cult and general sanctimoniousness; or a minor figure such as Aelian, who wrote whole books of a pronounced, nay even fanatical, devotionalism; or within the sphere of philosophy movements like Neo-Pythagoreanism and Neo-Platonism, both of which are as much in the nature of mystic theology as attempts at a scientific explanation of the universe.

    Atheism in Pagan Antiquity


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