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  • Neoplatonism seeks this in the ecstatic intuition of the ineffable One.
  • The systematic theosophy of Plotinus and his successors does not belong to the present article, except so far as it is the presupposition of their mysticism; but, inasmuch as the mysticism of the medieval Church is directly derived from Neoplatonism through the speculations of the pseudo-Dionysius, Neoplatonic mysticism fills an important section in any historical review of the subject.
  • Neoplatonism owes its form to Plato, but its underlying motive is the widespread feeling of self-despair and the longing for divine illumination characteristic of the age in which it appears.
  • The traits common to Neoplatonism and all these speculations are well summed up by Zeller (Philos.
  • Neoplatonism appears in the first half of the 3rd century, and has its greatest representative in Plotinus.
 

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