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The demands of reason : an essay on Pyrrhonian scepticism

Author: Casey Perin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Casey Perin presents a new interpretation of key ideas and arguments in Sextus Empiricus' Outlines of Pyrrhonism, a founding text of the Sceptical tradition in philosophy. Perin examines Sextus'  Read more...

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Named Person: Sextus, Empiricus.; Sextus, Empiricus; Sextus, Empiricus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Casey Perin
ISBN: 9780199557905 019955790X 9780199655175 0199655170
OCLC Number: 477256378
Description: 130 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Search for Truth --
2. Necessity and Rationality --
3. Scope of Scepticism --
4. Appearances and Action.
Responsibility: Casey Perin.

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Perin has defended a well argued, clear, and challenging interpretation of some of the central aspects of Pyrrhonian scepticism. In this respect, The Demands of Reason is a major contribution to Read more...

 
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