noun see Neoplatonism

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  • Neoplatonist — Ne o*pla to*nist, n. One who held to Neoplatonism; a member of the Neoplatonic school. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neoplatonist — Neoplatonism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • neoplatonist — neo·platonist …   English syllables

  • Neoplatonist — noun an adherent of Neoplatonism • Hypernyms: ↑disciple, ↑adherent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thomas Taylor (neoplatonist) — Thomas Taylor (15 May 1758 1 November 1835) was an English translator and Neoplatonist, the first to translate into English the complete works of Aristotle and of Plato, as well as the Orphic fragments. The texts that he used had been edited… …   Wikipedia

  • Porphyry —    Neoplatonist philosopher (ca. 233 ca. 306), and student of Plotinos (q.v.) who was born in Tyre (q.v.). He was Plotinos s biographer and editor of his Ennead, and a severe critic of Christianity. He wrote an enormous number of works, some of… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Proklos —    Neoplatonist (q.v.) philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer, who taught at the Academy of Athens (q.v.). For Proklos (unlike Porphyry [q.v.]), Plotinos s (q.v.) philosophy became a way of self knowledge that used theurgy and mathematics to… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Synesios of Cyrene —    Neoplatonist (q.v.) philosopher (a former student of Hypatia [q.v.]), who adopted Christianity and became bishop of Ptolemais, in North Africa (q.v.). He was a native of Cyrene, on whose behalf he went to Constantinople (q.v.) from 399 402 to… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Neoplatonism — Part of a series on Neoplatonism …   Wikipedia

  • Augustine — Gerard O’Daly 1 LIFE AND PHILOSOPHICAL READINGS Augustine was born in Thagaste (modern Souk Ahras in Algeria) in Roman North Africa in AD 354. He died as bishop of Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) in 430. His education followed the standard Roman… …   History of philosophy

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