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The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism, edited by Richard Bett

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The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism
Title
The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Bett
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
B525
LC item number
.C36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bett, Richard Arnot Home
Series statement
Cambridge companions to philosophy
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  • Skeptics (Greek philosophy)
  • Skepticism
  • Scepticisme
  • Oudheid
  • Filosofie
  • Skeptizismus
  • Antike
  • Griechenland <Altertum>
  • Römisches Reich
Label
The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism, edited by Richard Bett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography 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
Control code
428024397
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 380 p.
Isbn
9780521697545
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009036361
System control number
(OCoLC)428024397
Label
The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism, edited by Richard Bett
Publication
Bibliography 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
Control code
428024397
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 380 p.
Isbn
9780521697545
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009036361
System control number
(OCoLC)428024397

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