adjective see Plotinus

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  • Plotinian — Plo*tin i*an, a. Of pertaining to the Plotinists or their doctrines. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plotinian — /ploh tin ee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, or in accordance with Plotinus or his philosophy. [1785 95; PLOTIN(US) + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • plotinian — plo·tin·i·an …   English syllables

  • plotinian — plōˈtinēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Plotinus died A.D.270 Roman Neoplatonic philosopher + English an : of or relating to Plotinus or Plotinism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neo-Platonism — Eyjólfur K.Emilsson GENERAL INTRODUCTION Neo Platonism is usually defined as the philosophy of Plotinus, who lived in the third century AD, and his followers in the pagan Graeco Roman world in late antiquity. The most significant philosophers… …   History of philosophy

  • Neoplatonism — Part of a series on Neoplatonism …   Wikipedia

  • Aristotelianism — /ar euh steuh teel yeuh niz euhm, tee lee euh , euh ris teuh /, n. 1. the philosophy of Aristotle. 2. emphasis upon deduction and upon investigation of concrete and particular things and situations. [1835 45; ARISTOTELIAN + ISM] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Platonism — Platonist, n., adj. /playt n iz euhm/, n. 1. the philosophy or doctrines of Plato or his followers. 2. a Platonic doctrine or saying. 3. the belief that physical objects are impermanent representations of unchanging Ideas, and that the Ideas… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Plotinus — biographical name A.D. 205 270 Roman (Egyptian born) philosopher • Plotinian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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