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The Modes of Scepticism : ancient texts and modern interpretations

Author: Julia Annas; Jonathan Barnes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : French : 1. publ. [3.] reprint

The Modes of Scepticism is one of the most important and influential of all ancient philosophical texts. The texts made an enormous impact on Western thought when they were rediscovered in the 16th  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Annas; Jonathan Barnes
ISBN: 0521256828 9780521256827 0521276446 9780521276443
OCLC Number: 258518073
Description: 203 Seiten
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.
Responsibility: Julia Annas and Jonathan Barnes.


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