Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero's Academic Books. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum (Utrecht, August 21-25, 1995)

Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero's Academic Books. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum (Utrecht, August 21-25, 1995)

by Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004109145

ISBN-13: 9789004109148

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

These ten essays on Cicero's Academic Books (the Academia and Lucullus) deal with various aspects of Academic scepticism, ancient epistemology, and the history of the Academy. The tradition from Socrates through to Galen is covered, with special emphasis on Carneades, Antiochus and, of course, Cicero himself.  See more details below

Overview

These ten essays on Cicero's Academic Books (the Academia and Lucullus) deal with various aspects of Academic scepticism, ancient epistemology, and the history of the Academy. The tradition from Socrates through to Galen is covered, with special emphasis on Carneades, Antiochus and, of course, Cicero himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004109148
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
Philosophia Antiqua Series, #76
Pages:
330
Sales rank:
1,290,638
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The composition of the Academica: motives and versions1
Cicero's philosophical stance in the Lucullus36
Socrates in the Academic books and other Ciceronian works58
Gli Academica quale fonte per la storia dell89
Chrysippus, Carneades, Cicero: the ethical divisiones in Cicero's Lucullus107
Logic in Acedemica I and the Lucullus140
Natural criteria and the transparency of judgement: Antiochus, Philo and Galen on epistemological justification161
Carneadean argument in Cicero's Academic books217
Academics fighting Academics257
Antipater and self-refutation: elusive arguments in Cicero's Academica277
Index Nominum et Rerum311
Index Locorum Potiorum316

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