Platonists

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  • Cambridge Platonists — Group of 17th century British philosophic and religious thinkers. Led by Benjamin Whichcote (1609–1683), it included Ralph Cudworth and Henry More (1614–1687) at Cambridge and Joseph Glanvill (1636–1680) at Oxford. Educated as Puritans, they… …   Universalium

  • Cambridge Platonists — A small group of mid17th century thinkers centred on Cambridge, whose members included Cudworth, Henry More, and Whichcote . The problems they addressed included the rise of low church ‘enthusiasm’, the increasing influence of the Godless system… …   Philosophy dictionary

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  • Platonism — Platonist, n., adj. /playt n iz euhm/, n. 1. the philosophy or doctrines of Plato or his followers. 2. a Platonic doctrine or saying. 3. the belief that physical objects are impermanent representations of unchanging Ideas, and that the Ideas… …   Universalium

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