1. a philosophical system which was first developed in the 3rd century ad as a synthesis of Platonic, Pythagorean, and Aristotelian elements, and which, although originally opposed to Christianity, later incorporated it. It dominated European thought until the 13th century and re-emerged during the Renaissance
Derived FormsNeo-Platonic (ˌniːəʊpləˈtɒnɪk), adjectiveNeo-Platonist, noun, adjective
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