Alexandrian philosophy


Definition of Alexandrian philosophy

: the philosophy that flourished at Alexandria in the early centuries of the Christian era and that was chiefly concerned with attempts to interpret different and especially Hebrew religious beliefs in the light of Greek philosophy — compare neoplatonism , neo-pythagoreanism

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First Known Use of Alexandrian philosophy

1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Alexandrian philosophy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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