Sextus Empiricus: Against the Physicists. Against the Ethicists. (Loeb Classical Library No. 311)

Sextus Empiricus: Against the Physicists. Against the Ethicists. (Loeb Classical Library No. 311)

Sextus Empiricus R.G. Bury / Dec 07, 2019

Sextus Empiricus Against the Physicists Against the Ethicists Loeb Classical Library No Sextus Empiricus ca CE exponent of scepticism and critic of the Dogmatists was a Greek physician and philosopher pupil and successor of the medical sceptic Herodotus not the historian of T

  • Title: Sextus Empiricus: Against the Physicists. Against the Ethicists. (Loeb Classical Library No. 311)
  • Author: Sextus Empiricus R.G. Bury
  • ISBN: 9780674993440
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sextus Empiricus ca 160 210 CE , exponent of scepticism and critic of the Dogmatists, was a Greek physician and philosopher, pupil and successor of the medical sceptic Herodotus not the historian of Tarsus He probably lived for years in Rome and possibly also in Alexandria and Athens His three surviving works are Outlines of Pyrrhonism three books on the practicSextus Empiricus ca 160 210 CE , exponent of scepticism and critic of the Dogmatists, was a Greek physician and philosopher, pupil and successor of the medical sceptic Herodotus not the historian of Tarsus He probably lived for years in Rome and possibly also in Alexandria and Athens His three surviving works are Outlines of Pyrrhonism three books on the practical and ethical scepticism of Pyrrho of Elis, ca 360 275 BCE, as developed later, presenting also a case against the Dogmatists Against the Dogmatists five books dealing with the Logicians, the Physicists, and the Ethicists and Against the Professors six books Grammarians, Rhetors, Geometers, Arithmeticians, Astrologers, and Musicians These two latter works might be called a general criticism of professors of all arts and sciences Sextus s work is a valuable source for the history of thought especially because of his development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines.The Loeb Classical Library edition of Sextus Empiricus is in four volumes.

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        Ancient Mediterranean physician and philosopher His philosophical work is the most complete surviving account of ancient Greek and Roman skepticism.In his medical work, tradition maintains that he belonged to the empiric school , as reflected by his name However, at least twice in his writings, Sextus seems to place himself closer to the methodic school , as his philosophical views imply.


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