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Sextus Empiricus Outlines of Pyrrhonism

Sextus Empiricus  Outlines of Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Sextus (Empiricus)
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 2021
  • ISBN : 9780674993013
  • Pages : 123 pages
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The three surviving works by Sextus Empiricus (c. 160-210 CE) are Outlines of Pyrrhonism, Against the Dogmatists, and Against the Professors. Their value as a source for the history of thought is especially that they represent development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines. Sextus Empiricus (ca. 160-210 CE), exponent of scepticism and critic of the Dogmatists, was a Greek physician and philosopher, pupil and successor of the medical sceptic Herodotus (not the historian) of Tarsus. He probably lived for years in Rome and possibly also in Alexandria and Athens. His three surviving works are Outlines of Pyrrhonism (three books on the practical and ethical scepticism of Pyrrho of Elis, ca. 360-275 BCE, as developed later, presenting also a case against the Dogmatists); Against the Dogmatists (five books dealing with the Logicians, the Physicists, and the Ethicists); and Against the Professors (six books: Grammarians, Rhetors, Geometers, Arithmeticians, Astrologers, and Musicians). These two latter works might be called a general criticism of professors of all arts and sciences. Sextus's work is a valuable source for the history of thought especially because of his development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Sextus Empiricus is in four volumes.


How to Be a Pyrrhonist

How to Be a Pyrrhonist
  • Author : Richard Bett
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 08 April 2021
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What was it like to be a practitioner of Pyrrhonist skepticism? This important volume brings together for the first time a selection of Richard Bett's essays on ancient Pyrrhonism, allowing readers a better understanding of the key aspects of this school of thought. The volume examines Pyrrhonism's manner of self-presentation, including its methods of writing, its desire to show how special it is, and its use of humor; it considers Pyrrhonism's argumentative procedures regarding specific topics, such as signs, space,


Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Pyrrhonism

Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Sextus (Empiricus)
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKSextus Empiricus: Outlines of Pyrrhonism

The three surviving works by Sextus Empiricus (c. 160-210 CE) are Outlines of Pyrrhonism, Against the Dogmatists, and Against the Professors. Their value as a source for the history of thought is especially that they represent development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines. Sextus Empiricus (ca. 160-210 CE), exponent of scepticism and critic of the Dogmatists, was a Greek physician and philosopher, pupil and successor of the medical sceptic Herodotus (not the historian) of Tarsus. He probably lived for years


The High Road to Pyrrhonism

The High Road to Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Richard Henry Popkin
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 26 February 1993
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In this sequel to his classic study The History of Scepticism from Erasmus to Descartes, Popkin examines the important role played by the revival and reformulation of classical scepticism in eighteenth-century philosophy.



Timon of Phlius

Timon of Phlius
  • Author : Dee L. Clayman
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 15 December 2009
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Early Skepticism and its founder, Pyrrho of Elis, were introduced to the world by the poet and philosopher Timon of Phlius. This is the first book-length study of Timon’s work in English, and includes a new reconstruction of his most influential poem Silloi . All of the extant fragments are translated and discussed as literature rather than as source material for the history of philosophy. The book concludes with a definition of “skeptical aesthetics” that demonstrates the importance of Timon


Pyrrhonism

Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Adrian Kuzminski
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 19 June 2008
GET THIS BOOKPyrrhonism

Pyrrhonism is commonly confused with scepticism in Western philosophy. Unlike sceptics, who believe there are no true beliefs, Pyrrhonists suspend judgment about all beliefs, including the belief that there are no true beliefs. Pyrrhonism was developed by a line of ancient Greek philosophers, from its founder Pyrrho of Elis in the fourth century BCE through Sextus Empiricus in the second century CE. Pyrrhonists offer no view, theory, or knowledge about the world, but recommend instead a practice, a distinct way


The Christianization of Pyrrhonism

The Christianization of Pyrrhonism
  • Author : J.R. Maia Neto
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Augustine's christianization of Plato and Thomas Aquinas's of Aristotle provided the two main foundations of medieval Judeo- Christian philosophy. In The Christianization of Pyrrhonism, José R. Maia Neto shows that Greek scepticism played a similar role in the development of a major strand of modern religious thought. From the Jansenist reaction of Molinism in the early 17th century to Shestov's resistance to the arrival of Kantian enlightenment in Russia in the late 19th century, Greek scepticism was reconstructed in terms


Outlines of Pyrrhonism

Outlines of Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Sextus (Empiricus.),Sextus Empiricus
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 1990
GET THIS BOOKOutlines of Pyrrhonism

Throughout history philosophers have sought to define, understand, and delineate concepts important to human well-being. One such concept is "knowledge." Many philosophers believed that absolute, certain knowledge, is possible--that the physical world and ideas formulated about it could be given solid foundation unaffected by the varieties of mere opinion. Sextus Empiricus stands as an example of the "skeptic" school of thought whose members believed that knowledge was either unattainable or, if a genuine possibility, the conditions necessary to achieve it


Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy

Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy
  • Author : Diego E. Machuca
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 July 2011
GET THIS BOOKPyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy

This is the first collection of original essays entirely devoted to a detailed study of the Pyrrhonian tradition. The twelve contributions collected in the present volume combine to offer a historical and systematic analysis of the form of skepticism known as “Pyrrhonism”. They discuss whether the Pyrrhonist is an ethically engaged agent, whether he can claim to search for truth, and other thorny questions concerning ancient Pyrrhonism; explore its influence on certain modern thinkers such as Pierre Bayle and David


Pyrrhonism

Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Adrian Kuzminski
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 19 June 2008
GET THIS BOOKPyrrhonism

Pyrrhonism is commonly confused with scepticism in Western philosophy. Unlike sceptics, who believe there are no true beliefs, Pyrrhonists suspend judgment about all beliefs, including the belief that there are no true beliefs. Pyrrhonism was developed by a line of ancient Greek philosophers, from its founder Pyrrho of Elis in the fourth century BCE through Sextus Empiricus in the second century CE. Pyrrhonists offer no view, theory, or knowledge about the world, but recommend instead a practice, a distinct way


New Essays on Ancient Pyrrhonism

New Essays on Ancient Pyrrhonism
  • Author : Diego E. Machuca
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 12 July 2011
GET THIS BOOKNew Essays on Ancient Pyrrhonism

This volume collects eight new essays on ancient Pyrrhonism as it is presented in Sextus Empiricus' writings. They discuss issues not previously examined or reconsider old ones from a different perspective, thus proposing original interpretations and advancing the scholarly study of Pyrrhonian skepticism.


The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism

The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism
  • Author : Richard Bett
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 28 January 2010
GET THIS BOOKThe Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism

This volume offers a comprehensive survey of the main periods, schools, and individual proponents of scepticism in the ancient Greek and Roman world. The contributors examine the major developments chronologically and historically, ranging from the early antecedents of scepticism to the Pyrrhonist tradition. They address the central philosophical and interpretive problems surrounding the sceptics' ideas on subjects including belief, action, and ethics. Finally, they explore the effects which these forms of scepticism had beyond the ancient period, and the ways