Neoplatonism

noun Neo·pla·to·nism \ ˌnē-ō-ˈplā-tə-ˌni-zəm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

Neoplatonic

play \ˌnē-ō-plə-ˈtä-nik, -plā-\ adjective

Neoplatonist

play \ˌnē-ō-ˈplā-tə-nist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of neoplatonism

neo- + platonism, after German Neuplatonismus


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