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Outlines of pyrrhonism

Author: Sextus, Empiricus.; Robert Gregg Bury
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1990.
Series: Great books in philosophy.
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Named Person: Pyrrhon, of Elis.; Pyrrhon, of Elis.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sextus, Empiricus.; Robert Gregg Bury
ISBN: 0879755970 9780879755973
OCLC Number: 23367477
Notes: Translation of: Pyrrōneioi hypotypōseis.
Description: 283 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Book I. Of the main difference between philosophic systems ; Of the arguments of skepticism ; Of the nomenclature of skepticism ; What skepticism is ; Of the Skeptic ; Of the principles of skepticism ; Does the skeptic dogmatize? ; Has the skeptic a doctrinal rule? ; Does the skeptic deal with physics? ; Do the skeptics abolish appearances? ; Of the criterion of skepticism ; What is the end of skepticism ; Of the general modes leading to suspension of judgment ; Concerning the ten modes ; Of the five modes ; Of the two modes ; Of the modes by which the etiologists are confuted ; Of the skeptic expressions or formulae ; Of the expression "not more" ; Of "aphasia" or nonassertion ; Of the expressions "perhaps," "possibly," and "maybe" ; Of the expression "I suspend judgment" ; Of the expression "I determine nothing" ; Of the expression "all things are nonapprehensive" and "I apprehend not" ; Of the phrase "to every argument an equal argument is opposed" ; Supplementary notes on the skeptic expressions ; That the skeptic way of thought differs from the Heracleitean philosophy ; Wherein skepticism differs from Cyrenaicism ; Wherein skepticism differs from the Protagorean doctrine ; Wherein skepticism differs from the academic philosophy ; whether medical empiricism is the same as skepticism --
Book II. Can the skeptic investigate the statements of the Dogmatists? ; The starting point for criticism of the Dogmatists ; Of the criterion ; Does a criterion of truth really exist? ; Of the criterion "by whom," or agent ; Of the criterion "by means of which" (or instrument) ; Of the criterion "according to which" ; Of the true and truth ; Does anything true really exist? ; Concerning sign ; Does an indicative sign exist? ; Of proof ; Does Proof exist? ; Concerning syllogisms ; Concerning induction ; Concerning definitions ; Concerning division ; Concerning the division of a name into things signified ; Concerning whole and part ; Of genera and species ; Concerning common properties ; Concerning sophisms --
Book III. Of the physical division ; Of efficient principles ; Concerning God; Concerning cause ; Does anything cause anything? ; Concerning material principles ; Are bodies apprehensible? ; Concerning mixture ; Concerning motion ; Concerning transient motion ; Concerning increase and decrease ; Concerning subtraction and addition ; Concerning transposition ; Concerning while and part ; Concerning physical change ; Concerning becoming and perishing ; Concerning rest ; Concerning space ; Concerning time ; Concerning number ; Concerning the ethical division of philosophy ; Concerning things good, bad, and indifferent ; Is anything by nature good, bad, or indifferent? ; What is the so-called art of living? ; Does there exist an art of living? ; Does the art of living arise in mankind? ; Is the art of living capable of being taught? ; Does a matter of instruction exist? ; Do the teacher and the learner exist? ; Does there exist any method of learning? ; Does the art of living benefit its possessor? ; Why the skeptic sometimes purposely propounds arguments which are lacking in power of persuasion
Series Title: Great books in philosophy.
Other Titles: Pyrrōneioi hypotypōseis.
Responsibility: Sextus Empiricus ; translated by R.G. Bury.

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