Cambridge Platonist

noun

Definition of Cambridge Platonist

: one of a group of 17th century Christian philosophers who united in opposition to empiricism and Hobbesian mechanism and who sought to reconcile science and religion within a Neoplatonic framework

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“Cambridge Platonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cambridge%20Platonist. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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