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The Skeptical Tradition by Myles Burnyeat

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Published by Univ of California Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Western philosophy,
  • Skepticism,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesMajor Thinkers Series
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages536
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7708820M
ISBN 100520047958
ISBN 109780520047952
OCLC/WorldCa8667496

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"Berry's book is eminently readable, providing many notes of comparison and contrast, all pointing us toward ancient as opposed to modern skepticism." —Philosophy in Review "Nietzsche and the Ancient Skeptical Tradition is rich in content, carefully argued, and always inspiring. Even though Berry's interpretation looks somewhat forced at Brand: Oxford University Press.   3) Pierre Coussin, “The Stoicism of The New Academy”, in The Skeptical Tradition (University of California Press, ) p While Stoic, and therefore Academic, epoche is voluntary, skeptics are constantly in a dimension of doubt, they don’t assent nor deny. To Epicureans assent bears no meaning, since all perceptions are true. The impact of Nietzsche's engagement with the Greek skeptics has never before been systematically explored in a book-length work - an inattention that belies the interpretive weight scholars otherwise attribute to his early career as a professor of classical philology and to the fascination with Greek literature and culture that persisted throughout his productive academic life. Jessica N.   Philosophical Skepticism provides a selection of texts drawn from the skeptical tradition of Western philosophy as well as texts written by opponents of skepticism. Taken together with the historical introduction by Landesman and Meeks, these texts clearly illustrate the profound influence that skeptical stances have had on the nature of philosophical inquiry.

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.   Nietzsche and the Ancient Skeptical Tradition is rich in content, carefully argued, and always inspiring. Even though Berry's interpretation looks somewhat forced at times, it presents an important new perspective on Nietzsche -- given his aversion towards any . This list of books about skepticism is a skeptic's library of works centered on scientific skepticism, religious skepticism, critical thinking, scientific literacy, and refutation of claims of the also includes titles about atheism, irreligion, books for "young skeptics" and related is intended as a starting point for research into these areas of study. the skeptical tradition. Nardin does indeed mention at one point that certain claims of Oakeshott come close to ‘identifying philosophy with Pyrrhonism’.