Platonism

noun Pla·to·nism \ ˈplā-tə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Platonism

1 a :the philosophy of Plato stressing especially that actual things are copies of transcendent ideas and that these ideas are the objects of true knowledge apprehended by reminiscence

Platonist

play \ˈplā-tə-nist\ noun

Platonistic

play \ˌplā-tə-ˈni-stik\ adjective

First Known Use of platonism

circa 1570


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