Cambridge Platonist

Cambridge Platonist

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  • cambridge platonist — noun Usage: usually capitalized C&P Etymology: from Cambridge University, England, a center of the movement : one of a group of 17th century Christian philosophers who united in opposition to empiricism and Hobbesian mechanism and who sought to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cambridge Platonists — The Cambridge Platonists were a group of philosophers at Cambridge University in the middle of the 17th century (between 1633 and 1688). Programme The Cambridge Platonists were reacting to two pressures. On the one hand, the dogmatism of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Herbert of Cherbury (Lord) and the Cambridge Platonists — Lord Herbert of Cherbury and the Cambridge Platonists Sarah Hutton The philosophy of Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582/3–1648) and of the Cambridge Platonists exemplifies the continuities of seventeenth century thought with Renaissance philosophy.… …   History of philosophy

  • University of Cambridge — Latin: Academia Cantabrigiensis Motto Hinc lucem et pocula sacra (Latin) Motto in English …   Wikipedia

  • John Smith (Platonist) — John Smith (161852) was an English educator, born at Achurch, Northamptonshire. He entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in 1636, took his B.A. in 1640 and his M.A. in 1644, at which time he was chosen fellow of Queens College. His health seems to …   Wikipedia

  • WHICHCOTE, BENJAMIN —    Cambridge Platonist, born in Shropshire; was a Fellow and Tutor of Emmanuel College; was distinguished for his personal influence over his pupils, many of them eminent men; he gave a philosophical turn to their theological opinions (1609 1683) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Henry More — This article is about the English philosopher. For the English Jesuit priest and church historian, see Henry More (Jesuit). For those of a similar name, see Henry Moore (disambiguation). Henry More …   Wikipedia

  • Peter Sterry — (1613 1672) was an English Independent theologian. He was chaplain to Parliamentarian general Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke and then Oliver Cromwell, a member of the Westminster Assembly [ [… …   Wikipedia

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