Platonistic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Platonistic pertaining to or characteristic of or in accordance with Platonism
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • platonistic Of or pertaining to Plato or his followers, or the Platonic doctrines; characteristic of the Platonists.
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Usage

In literature:

To one it may be the mysticism of the Cambridge Platonists, to another the frank and pagan joy in life of Anacreon and Horace.
"The Unity of Civilization" by Various
But these young neo-platonists had no money, and so the scheme was given up.
"English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History" by Henry Coppee
The scheme is interesting to a Platonist, because of its resemblance to the Order of Guardians in the 'Republic.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
For substance his philosophy went back to Locke and Hume and to the Cambridge Platonists.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
Christ Church welcomed a born Platonist, and made him Senior Student, Tutor, and Lecturer.
"Prime Ministers and Some Others" by George W. E. Russell
The other Cambridge Platonist whose writings may be said to have a distinct bearing on the subject and period before us, is Henry More.
"The English Church in the Eighteenth Century" by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
He was thoroughly a Platonist.
"Gifts of Genius" by Various
He's a Platonist, maybe Plato himself.
"The Well of Saint Clare" by Anatole France
Henry More, Platonist and seer of visions, never attained ecstasy in his poetry.
"Irish Plays and Playwrights" by Cornelius Weygandt
Bigg, The Christian Platonists of Alexandria, 1886.
"History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
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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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