platonist
by Erasmus

Folly makes it clear that neoplatonist, and especially Plotinian, systems can serve as a substructure to explain and understand the Christian revelation. Folly's Platonism remains notable however for the reference to prophetic insanity, one of the four sorts of divine furor discussed by Ficino in his commentary on Plato's Symposium which stimulate the process by which the soul is reunified and, progressively weaned from dependence on matter, reunited to God.

Note to My Followers which is Part 3 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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