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  • proper noun a school of philosophy based on the teachings of Plato and, subsequently, Plotinus; it was the foundation for paganism

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Examples

  • But that commitment, like the alchemists 'commitment to Neoplatonism, is itself dubious.

    Dawkins on the OOL

  • Alexandrinism is a "Neoplatonism" -- that is, a renewed Platonism and, as considered by its authors, an augmented one.

    Initiation into Philosophy

  • In that syncretism of Greek and Oriental philosophy which occurred in the centuries immediately preceeding the birth of Christ, known as Neoplatonism, it came to mean a particular sort of approach to the whole problem of reality, in which the intellectual, and more especially the intuitive, faculties came into play.

    Perennial Philosophy

  • Leibnitzian in the eighteenth, and Hegelian in the nineteenth century; agnostic Aesthetic is Francesco Patrizio at the Renaissance, Kant in the eighteenth century; mystic Aesthetic is called Neoplatonism at the end of the antique world, Romanticism at the beginning of the nineteenth century, and if it be adorned during the former period with the name of

    Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

  • It is only quite recently that historians of Greek philosophy have begun to do justice to 'Neoplatonism'.

    The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield

  • Or, as yet others have hinted, did he himself undergo some kind of “reverse conversion” in the face of death, abandoning Christian comfort for the unshakable, if chilly, truths of Neoplatonism?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Or, as yet others have hinted, did he himself undergo some kind of “reverse conversion” in the face of death, abandoning Christian comfort for the unshakable, if chilly, truths of Neoplatonism?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Plotinus was a student of Ammonius Saccas and they were founders of Neoplatonism.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Michelangelo sought inspiration from the human form, notably the male nude, and also from ideas such as Neoplatonism, a philosophy that regards the body as a vessel for a soul that longs to return to God.

    SuperCooperators

  • Or, as yet others have hinted, did he himself undergo some kind of “reverse conversion” in the face of death, abandoning Christian comfort for the unshakable, if chilly, truths of Neoplatonism?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

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