He proved that the marvels of the Foxes, of Home, and the other mediums, were the old marvels of Neoplatonism.
Neoplatonism was a late and decadent form of the Greek philosophies.
Political affairs are at bottom as much a matter of indifference to Neoplatonism as material things in general.
Neoplatonism is philosophy become theosophy, or it is the sermon on the text that God geometrizes.
On the other hand, the influence of Neoplatonism on the Oriental theologians was very great from the fourth century.
These centuries, with their potent influence of Neoplatonism on Christianity, appear to have been sterile enough in medicine.
Neoplatonism lacked three elements to give it the significance of a new and permanent religious system.
It is only quite recently that historians of Greek philosophy have begun to do justice to ‘Neoplatonism’.
A good deal that passes for religion is this Neoplatonism masquerading in Christian dress.
Although nominally a Platonist, he is really an Eclectic and one of the precursors of Neoplatonism.
also Neo-platonism, 1827, a philosophical and religious system mixing Platonic ideas and oriental mysticism, originating 3c. at Alexandria, especially in writings of Plotinus, Porphyry, and Proclus. Neoplatonian is attested from 1831. Related: Neoplatonic; Neoplatonist.