Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Scepticism / Edition 2

Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Scepticism / Edition 2

by Sextus Empiricus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521771390

ISBN-13: 9780521771399

Pub. Date: 03/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. It is the fullest extant account of ancient skepticism, and it is also one of our most copious sources of information about the other Hellenistic philosophies. Its argumentative approach revolutionized the study of philosophy when

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Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. It is the fullest extant account of ancient skepticism, and it is also one of our most copious sources of information about the other Hellenistic philosophies. Its argumentative approach revolutionized the study of philosophy when Sextus' works were rediscovered in the sixteenth century. This volume presents the accurate and readable translation that was first published in 1994, together with a substantial new historical and philosophical introduction by Jonathan Barnes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521771399
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Book I; Book II; Book III.

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