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Definition of "platonist" [pla•to•nist]

  • Alternative form of Platonist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "platonist" in a sentence
  • "Would simply being a mathematical platonist make you a believer in God?"
  • "Suppose an atheist believes in a platonist view of mathematics, on this view numbers and mathematical entities do not exist in space and time and so are transcendent."
  • "Prima facie, it might seem that nominalism, or anti-realism, is further from the platonist view than immanent realism and conceptualism are for the simple reason that the latter two views admit that there do exist such things as numbers (or universals, or whatever)."