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The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism / edited by Richard Bett
Alternate Title Ancient scepticism
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  B525 .C36 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Skeptics (Greek philosophy)
Skepticism -- Rome
Physical Description xii, 380 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-345) and indexes
Contents Antecedents in early Greek philosophy / Mi-Kyoung Lee -- Pyrrho and early Pyrrhonism / Svavar Hrafn Svavarsson -- Arcesilaus and Carneades / Harald Thorsrud -- The sceptical Academy: decline and afterlife / Carlos Lévy -- Aenesidemus and the rebirth of Pyrrhonism / R.J. Hankinson -- Sextus Empiricus / Pierre Pellegrin -- Scepticism and belief / Casey Perin -- Scepticism and action / Katja Maria Vogt -- Scepticism and ethics / Richard Bett -- Academics versus Pyrrhonists, reconsidered / Gisela Striker -- The Pyrrhonian Modes / Paul Woodruff -- Pyrrhonism and medicine / James Allen -- Pyrrhonism and the specialized sciences / Emidio Spinelli -- The rediscovery and posthumous influence of scepticism / Luciano Floridi -- Descartes' transformation of the sceptical tradition / Michael Williams
Note This work offers a survey of the main periods, schools and individual proponents of scepticism in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. It examines major developments from the early antecedents of scepticism to the Pyrrhonist tradition and addresses the central philosophical and interpretive problems surrounding the sceptics' ideas
Series Cambridge companions to philosophy
Alternate Author Bett, Richard Arnot Home

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