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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who held to Neoplatonism; a member of the Neoplatonic school.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A believer in the doctrines or principles of Neoplatonism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an adherent of Neoplatonism

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Examples

  • Henadology: Wow, neoplatonist ideas really give a different take on Aphrodite and the desire to return to the One.

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  • Martyrdom of the neoplatonist philosopher Sopatros.

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  • However, cognizant of the rich Hebrew literature of the later medieval period (much of which was as yet unstudied and thus inaccessible to Guttmann), Sirat does not make Ibn Ezra into the last neoplatonist.

    Abraham Ibn Ezra

  • On the other hand, Ibn Ezra's affinities to Ibn Gabirol (Avicebron to the Latins, and a neoplatonist for sure) are relevant.

    Abraham Ibn Ezra

  • His poetry, more than anything, has nourished his image as a neoplatonist in the scholarly literature.

    Abraham Ibn Ezra

  • The Introduction ( "Isagoge") to the Categories of Aristotle, Written by the Greek scholar and neoplatonist Porphyry in the third century A.D., was translated into Latin by Boetius, and in this form was extensively used throughout the Middle Ages as a compendium of Aristotelian logic.

    Historia Calamitatum: The Story of My Misfortunes

  • The true spirit of philosophy or metaphysics can alone charm away metaphysical illusions, which are always reappearing, formerly in the fancies of neoplatonist writers, now in the disguise of experience and common sense.

    Cratylus

  • In their day, nature was still unconquered by science; medieval superstitions still lingered in the minds of men and the magical notions of nature which they had inherited from the Middle Age received a corroboration from those neoplatonist dreamers, whom they confounded with the true Greek philosophers.

    Literary and General Lectures and Essays

  • It´s the same old neoplatonist division of the human from his own "low animality" searching for absurd in our temperate country's "purity" dictates.

    The Guardian World News

  • Martyrdom of the neoplatonist philosopher Sopatrus.

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