Definition of Neoplatonist in English :

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Neoplatonist meaning in English

Meaning of Neoplatonist in English

Pronunciation of Neoplatonist in English

Neoplatonist pronunciation in English

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1. neoplatonist

an adherent of Neoplatonism

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see synonyms of neoplatonist
a school of philosophy developed by Plotinus in Rome, based on a modified Platonism, and postulating a single source from which all forms of existence emanate and with which the soul seeks mystical union

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see synonyms of neoplatonist
1. A philosophical system developed at Alexandria in the third century AD by Plotinus and his successors. It is based on Platonism with elements of mysticism and some Judaic and Christian concepts and posits a single source from which all existence emanates and with which an individual soul can be mystically united.
2. A revival of Neoplatonism or a system derived from it, as in the Middle Ages.

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