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Neoplatonism

Neoplatonism

noun Neo·pla·to·nism \ˌnē-ō-ˈplā-tə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of NEOPLATONISM

1
:  Platonism modified in later antiquity to accord with Aristotelian, post-Aristotelian, and eastern conceptions that conceives of the world as an emanation from an ultimate indivisible being with whom the soul is capable of being reunited in trance or ecstasy
2
:  a doctrine similar to ancient Neoplatonism
Neo·pla·ton·ic \-plə-ˈtä-nik, -plā-\ adjective
Neo·pla·to·nist \-ˈplā-tə-nist\ noun

First Known Use of NEOPLATONISM

1832

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