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Platonism
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Concept

1. The world of thought, the maxims and teachings, the myths, and the concepts of the Greek philosopher Plato and his school are among the most influential traditions of European thought. ‘Platonism’ rested not only on an astonishing ancient continuity of doctrine—the Platonic Academy lasted a good nine hund…

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Imhof, Agnes, “Platonism”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 07 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00345>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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