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Sextus Empiricus : against those in the disciplines

Author: Sextus Empiricus; Richard Bett
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford university press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first complete English translation of Sextus Empiricus' Against Those in the Disciplines that includes substantial interpretive aids, including introduction, extensive notes, and glossary. The work discusses six specialized fields of study: grammar, rhetoric, geometry, arithmetic, astrology, and music" -- source : éditeur.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sextus Empiricus; Richard Bett
ISBN: 9780198712701 0198712707
OCLC Number: 1061292666
Description: 1 vol. (IX-270 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: IntroductionNote on the Text and TranslationOutline of ArgumentBook 1: Introduction to the Entire Work; General Arguments against the Disciplines; Against the GrammariansBook 2: Against the RhetoriciansBook 3: Against the GeometersBook 4: Against the ArithmeticiansBook 5: Against the AstrologersBook 6: Against the MusiciansPersons Referred to in Against those in the DisciplinesGlossaryParallels between Against those in the Disciplines and other Works of Sextus
Responsibility: Sextus Empiricus ; translated with introduction and notes by Richard Bett.

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