noun (sometimes lowercase)
Examples from the Web for neoplatonic
In the seventh Book of his confessions he has acknowledged his indebtedness to the reading of Neoplatonic writings.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
Is it known only in brief moments of Neoplatonic ecstasy, to which all the acts of life should be stepping stones?Is Life Worth Living?|William Hurrell Mallock
It was in keeping with the mystic and Neoplatonic current of the time, and afforded it the highest imaginable satisfaction.
Mr. Moses believed his experiences to be ‘demoniac affections,’ in the Neoplatonic sense.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
Clement was not a Neoplatonic mystic in the strict sense of the word.
Word Origin and History for neoplatonic
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.