Platonist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Platonist an advocate of Platonism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Platonist One who adheres to the philosophy of Plato; a follower of Plato.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n platonist One who adheres to the philosophy of Plato; a follower of Plato.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Platonist a follower of Plato
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Usage

In literature:

The Platonists say there are two kinds of knots which link the soul to the body.
"The Heroic Enthusiasts,(1 of 2) (Gli Eroici Furori)" by Giordano Bruno
Epicureans, Stoics, Platonists, Jews, Christians, they are all alike to me.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
Give him six months, he is merely her Platonist.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
To that extent the Platonist is right.
"Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge" by Alexander Philip
Dr. Jones, the self-taught Platonist of Jacksonville, Illinois, interpreted Plato.
"Four Americans" by Henry A. Beers
The Word becomes spirit within the soul, thus do the Neo-Platonists conclude.
"Christianity As A Mystical Fact" by Rudolf Steiner
Justin discourses on that topic after the manner of the Platonists.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
This the Platonists utterly fail to give us.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
He was no Platonist, but not for the first time we discover him in a familiar Socratic position.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
But did such Platonists actually exist before Plotinus, or possibly Ammonius Saccus?
"Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity" by Kirsopp Lake
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In poetry:

"THOSE Platonists are a curse,' he said,
"God's fire upon the wane,
A diagram hung there instead,
More women born than men.'
"Statistics" by William Butler Yeats

In news:

It's unfortunate that Agora, a film about the 5th century neo-Platonist philosopher-astronomer-mathematician Hypatia , is coming out this weekend.
Isaac Gewirtz, curator of the library's Berg Collection, from which the manuscripts come, writes in an essay accompanying the exhibition that the sonnet 's rise corresponded to the 14th-century Platonist revival.
Two decades ago, he was the school's athlete-Platonist.
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In science:

Inference makes his formal system itself non-constructively Platonistic.
Paradox regained: Life beyond Goedel's shadow
Platonist believe that mathematical entities have an existence independent of human minds.
Quantum Formalism: Brief Epistemological Considerations
We introduce two broad classiļ¬cations for comparison and contrast, organized along classic greek lines, the Platonistic and Aristotelian.
Classification of Multivector Theories and the Modification of the Postulates of Physics
Generally, standard theory has the classical Platonistic view that abstract mathematical entities exist.
Classification of Multivector Theories and the Modification of the Postulates of Physics
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