- Philo (ca. 25 B.C. to A.D. 50) : Philo refers to a Neoplatonist who combined Jewish theology with Plato's philosophy . Philo differentiated between the lower Self (the body) and a spiritual self, which is made in God's imag e. The body is the source of all evil; therefore, for the spiritual self to develop fully, one should avoid or minimize sensory experience.

Related Articles

Neoplatonism at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Neoplatonism refers to the philosophy that emphasized the most mystical aspects of Plato's philosophy. . . . Read More
Allegory of the cave at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Allegory of the cave refers to Plato's description of individuals who live their lives in accordance . . . Read More
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) at psychology-glossary.com■■■
- Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) : Marsilio Ficino is the founder of a Platonic academy in 1462 and sought . . . Read More
I/Thou relationship at psychology-glossary.com■■■
I/Thou relationship refers to an authentic relationship in which one listens to another without an overlay . . . Read More
Wilhelm Wundt at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Wilhelm Wundt (1832 -1920) , a German who established the first psychology laboratory in 1879, where . . . Read More
Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804) at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804) said that what humans experience consciously is determined by the interaction . . . Read More
Ar-arosep at glorious-food-glossary.com■■
Ar-arosep refers to edible green seaweeds that looks like very tiny green grapes. Fresh from the market, . . . Read More
Deism at psychology-glossary.com■■
Deism is defined as the belief that God's creation of the universe exhausted his . . . Read More
Isaac Newton (1642-1727) at psychology-glossary.com■■
- Isaac Newton (1642-1727) : Isaac Newton extended the work of Galileo by showing that the motion of . . . Read More
Occasionalism at psychology-glossary.com■■
Occasionalism refers to the belief that bodily events and mental events are coordinated by God's intervention . . . Read More