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synonyms for Platonist

  • dreamer
  • optimist
  • visionary
  • enthusiast
  • escapist
  • radical
  • romantic
  • romanticist
  • seer
  • stargazer
  • theorizer
  • transcendentalist
  • utopian
  • romancer
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How to use Platonist in a sentence

But these physical attributes could easily be explained away as types of anything the Platonist pleased.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
He was more a Platonist in his spirit than an Aristotelian, although he was indebted to Aristotle for his method.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Coleridge was aiming at an important truth when he said that every man was born an Aristotelian or a Platonist.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
Ruskin was a Platonist, steeped in the study of Plato, and bound to him by complete sympathy.
THE VICTORIAN AGEWILLIAM RALPH INGE
The real root of the difficulty to Platonist as to Gnostic was his sharp antithesis of form as good and matter as evil.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
I was a Platonist in this point before I knew there had ever been such a man as Plato in the world.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
He was a philosophical thinker, with a natural bent towards the abstract and the mystical—a Platonist rather than an Aristotelian.
FIFTEEN CHAPTERS OF AUTOBIOGRAPHYGEORGE WILLIAM ERSKINE RUSSELL
Ammonius, whom he honoured and quoted throughout life, was a Platonist much interested in Mathematics.
THE CONFLICT OF RELIGIONS IN THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRET. R. GLOVER
The main strength of the Platonist geometers lies in stereometry or the geometry of solids.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
This evidence came by way of observation, even to the Platonist.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO PLATONIST

  • Platonist
  • dreamer
  • enthusiast
  • escapist
  • optimist
  • radical
  • romancer
  • romantic
  • romanticist
  • seer
  • stargazer
  • theorizer
  • transcendentalist
  • utopian
  • visionary
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