skip to content
The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism

Author: Richard Arnot Home Bett
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Arnot Home Bett
ISBN: 9780521874762 0521874769 9780521697545 0521697549
OCLC Number: 428024397
Description: xii, 380 pages ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Bett.

Abstract:

A comprehensive survey of the main periods, schools and individual proponents of scepticism in the ancient Greek and Roman world.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This anthology is very helpful to all those (specialists and students) who want to have a closer look at the origin of scepticism as well as the disputes that surrounded it in the Ancient period.' Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428024397> # The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "428024397" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Place/cambridge_uk> ; # Cambridge, UK
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Topic/skeptizismus> ; # Skeptizismus
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1119940> ; # Skepticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Topic/scepticisme> ; # Scepticisme
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1119946> ; # Skeptics (Greek philosophy)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Topic/filosofie> ; # Filosofie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Topic/skepticism_rome> ; # Skepticism--Rome
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Topic/antike> ; # Antike
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204885> ; # Rome (Empire)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Topic/oudheid> ; # Oudheid
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Place/griechenland_altertum> ; # Griechenland
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/B525> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Place/romisches_reich> ; # Römisches Reich.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Place/griechenland> ; # Griechenland
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/186/e22/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/59223420> ; # Richard Arnot Home Bett
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/315427136> ;
   schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Series/cambridge_companions_to_philosophy> ; # Cambridge companions to philosophy.
   schema:name "The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism"@en ;
   schema:productID "428024397" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428024397#PublicationEvent/cambridge_uk_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018921484&line_number=0002&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://cco.cambridge.org/login2?dest=%252Fbook%253Fid%253Dccol9780521874762_CCOL9780521874762> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=018921484&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018921484&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521697545> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521874762> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA999491> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/428024397> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Place/romisches_reich> # Römisches Reich.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Römisches Reich." ;
   schema:name "Römisches Reich" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/315427136#Series/cambridge_companions_to_philosophy> # Cambridge companions to philosophy.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/428024397> ; # The Cambridge companion to ancient scepticism
   schema:name "Cambridge companions to philosophy." ;
   schema:name "Cambridge companions to philosophy" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1119940> # Skepticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Skepticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1119946> # Skeptics (Greek philosophy)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Skeptics (Greek philosophy)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204885> # Rome (Empire)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Rome (Empire)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59223420> # Richard Arnot Home Bett
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Bett" ;
   schema:givenName "Richard Arnot Home" ;
   schema:name "Richard Arnot Home Bett" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521697545>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0521697549" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521697545" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521874762>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0521874769" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521874762" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.