The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism

The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism[Reading] ➷ The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism By Richard Bett – Bluevapours.co.uk 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 chr This volume offers a comprehensive survey Companion to Epub Ý 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 in which ancient The Cambridge PDF or scepticism differs from scepticism as it has been understood since Descartes The volume will serve as an accessible and wide ranging introduction to the subject for non specialists, while also offering considerable depth and detail for advanced readers.

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The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism PDF/EPUB
  • Paperback
  • 381 pages
  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism
  • Richard Bett
  • English
  • 09 June 2017
  • 0521697549

10 thoughts on “The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism

  1. Katie says:

    Like most Cambridge Companion volumes, this is an excellent collection of essays that manages to be both substantial and accessible Ancient skepticism is a fascinating area of philosophy that can be difficult to get a grasp on for those like me who don t have philosophical training It covers most areas of skeptical thought during the period, including the predecessors to genuine skepticism, but there s a particular attention given to Pyrrhonism, as that s where most of the sources are.A grea Like most Cambridge Companion volumes, this is an excellent collection of essays that manages to be both substantial and accessible Ancient skepticism is a fascinating area of philosophy that can be difficult to get a grasp on for those like me who don t have philosophical training It covers most areas of skeptical thought during the period, including the predecessors to genuine skepticism, but there s a particular attention given to Pyrrhonism, as that s where most of the sources are.A great place to start a research project, or just a great volume to glance through if you have an interest in the subject

  2. Mak Ka-Fai says:

    This volume is written by many scholars on ancient scepticism of Greek and Roman time, with focus on Pyrrhonism, or rather the version as written down by Sextus Empiricus, as well as the Academic School.Each chapter analyses about a different aspect, like the method of argument as used by Sextus, or the chronology of different parts of the Pyrrhonist materials, even the different ways schools of ancient medicine and how they compare with sceptic teaching.Overall it gives a very thorough understa This volume is written by many scholars on ancient scepticism of Greek and Roman time, with focus on Pyrrhonism, or rather the version as written down by Sextus Empiricus, as well as the Academic School.Each chapter analyses about a different aspect, like the method of argument as used by Sextus, or the chronology of different parts of the Pyrrhonist materials, even the different ways schools of ancient medicine and how they compare with sceptic teaching.Overall it gives a very thorough understanding about the philosophy of the Pyrrhus tradition, personally after reading the comparisons against the Academics and Cartesian scepticism I only find Pyrrhonismto my taste, but I gain insights on the differences of each approach.A slow read as it is quite dense but totally worth it if you re interested in the topic

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