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Platonist   /plˈeɪtənəst/   Listen

An advocate of Platonism.

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... rural invalids. To meet this fragrant and miraculous Conformist, Lady Conway invited men worthy of the privilege, such as the Rev. Joseph Glanvill, F.R.S., the author of Sadducismus Triumphatus, his friend Dr. Henry More, the Cambridge Platonist, and other persons interested in mystical studies. Thus at Ragley there was convened the nucleus of an unofficial but active Society for Psychical Research, as that study existed in the ...
— Cock Lane and Common-Sense • Andrew Lang

... that his spirit is one with the Universal Spirit cannot but be an optimist if he believe that Spirit is the Spirit of Good, and that a Platonist must believe. Yet "A.E." so longs to be rapt into everlasting union with the Universal Spirit that he tires of the earth, where that union is interrupted by the necessities of daily life. The fairies call to him and he ...
— Irish Plays and Playwrights • Cornelius Weygandt

Words linked to "Platonist" :   exponent, Platonism, advocate, advocator, proponent

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