The Modes of Scepticism: Ancient Texts and Modern Interpretations / Edition 1

The Modes of Scepticism: Ancient Texts and Modern Interpretations / Edition 1

by Julia Annas, Jonathan Barnes
     
 

The Modes of Scepticism is one of the most important and influential of all ancient philosophical texts.See more details below

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The Modes of Scepticism is one of the most important and influential of all ancient philosophical texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521276443
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sceptical philosophy; 2. Scepticism in ancient philosophy; 3. The ten modes; 4. Humans and other animals; 5. Human variations; 6. The senses; 7. Circumstances; 8. Places and positions; 9. Mixtures; 10. Quantities; 11. Relativity; 12. The common and the rare; 13. Customs and persuasions; Appendix A. Philo and Diogenes on the modes; Appendix B. The eight modes against causal explanations; Appendix C. The five modes of Agrippa; Appendix D. The two modes; Appendix E. Textual notes.

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