Neoplatonism Through the Renaissance


Did early Neoplatonism include women philosophers?

Yes. Overall, Christianity emphasized the importance of the individual immortal soul, and although the Church was run by men and its dominant theologians were male, the religious lives and work of women had a recognized place in schools and convents. This change was first evident in the Neoplatonist movement.


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