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Author: Benjamin Wilck

straightforward refutations of particular scientific definitions, rather than oppositions of arguments. Consequently, commentators have argued that the method deployed in M I – VI is not Pyrrhonian scepticism, but is rather negative dogmatism. There seems, however, to be a plausible solution to this

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Author: R.J. Hankinson

further back. T7 talks, in the technical language of Pyrrhonian scepticism, of an ‘equipollent dispute’, a dispute, that is, in which the considerations pro and con seem equally balanced, and hence there is no reason to opt for one alternative rather than the other. The dispute is anepikritos —at least

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usually thought. The issue in question involves Pyrrhonian skepticism and its connection to Academic skepticism. The Pyrrhonians were the ancient skeptics who thought that the late Academic skeptics took a step toward dogmatism when they followed Philo against Clitomachus on the convincing impression, and

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- Armstrong, W. (ed.) 2004. Pyrrhonian Skepticism. Oxford: Oxford UP. Frede, M. 1984. The Sceptic’s Two Kinds of Assent and the Question of the Possibility of Knowledge, in: Burnyeat, M. & Frede, M. (eds.) 1998. The Original Sceptics: A Controversy. Indianapolis: Hackett. Frede, M. 1989. The Sceptic’s Beliefs

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Author: Justin Vlasits

.M. (ed.), Pyrrhonian Skepticism in Diogenes Laertius . Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck , 147 – 170 . Palmer , J. 2000 . Skeptical Investigation . Ancient Philosophy 20 ( 2 ), 351 – 375 . Perin , C. 2010 . The Demands of Reason: An Essay on Pyrrhonian Scepticism . Oxford

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Author: Máté Veres

: Wesleyan University Press . Hankinson , R.J. 1997 . The end of Scepticism . Kriterion 96 , 7 – 32 . Hiley , D.R. 1987 . The Deep Challenge of Pyrrhonian Scepticism . Journal of the History of Philosophy 25 ( 2 ), 185 – 213 . Ioli , R. 2003 . Agōgē and related

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. (ed.). Pyrrhonian Skepticism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 99–117. Wirrwitz, C. 2009. Die pyrrhonische Skepsis zwischen Alltagsuntauglichkeit und Selbstwi- derspruch. Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 12, 222–247. Wittgenstein, L. 1921. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. In: Werkausgabe in 8

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Author: Bernd Hene

one on the Phaedo (48,7–11). 6 It is also possible to propose a range of dates for the composition of the commentary. The terminus post quem can be derived from the author’s familiarity with neo-Pyrrhonian skepticism, which did not receive widespread attention until after 45 BC , whereas the

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Author: Anna Tigani

Language of the Laërtian Pyrrhonist: Diog. Laert. 9.74–77. In: Vogt, K. M. (ed.). Pyrrhonian Skepticism in Diogenes Laertius. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 123–145. Fine, G. 2010. Sceptical Inquiry. In: Charles D. (ed.). Denition in Greek Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford UP, 493–525. Fine, G. 2011. Concepts and

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Wittgenstein viewed philosophy as a personal therapeutic activity. A remark that can inspire such a view is § 255. A related interpretation (e.g. Fogelin 1976; Stern 2004; Plant 2004) sees in the Philosophical Investigations a defense and example of the methods of Pyrrhonian skepticism. Part of § 133

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