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Ethics and Epistemology in Sextus Empircus

By Tad Brennan Copyright 1999
    130 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This book defends the consistency, plausibility, and interest of the brand of Ancient Skepticism described in the writings of Sextus Empiricus (c. 150 AD), both through detailed exegesis of the original texts, and through sustained engagement with an array of modern critics.

    Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Interpretation Presented; 3. Its Possibility Defended; 4. Its Epistemological Details Elaborated; 5. Its Ethical Details Elaborated; Bibliography; Index


    Tad Brennan is at Yale University

    "This is an erudite and challenging work, cogently argued, sensitive to the text, fun to read, and rewarding of the reader's effort." -- Mohan Matthen, University of British Columbia