Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy

November 21, 2013|
Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy by Diego E. Machuca
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This is the first collection of original essays entirely devoted to a detailed study of the Pyrrhonian tradition. The twelve contributions collected in the present volume combine to offer a historical and systematic analysis of the form of skepticism known as "Pyrrhonism". They discuss whether the Pyrrhonist is an ethically engaged agent, whether he can claim to search for truth, and other thorny questions concerning ancient Pyrrhonism; explore its influence on certain modern thinkers such as Pierre Bayle and David Hume; and examine Pyrrhonian skepticism in relation to contemporary analytic philosophy.
Diego E. Machuca (PhD, UBA) is Assistant Researcher in Philosophy at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (Argentina), and co-editor of the International Journal for the Study of Skepticism. He has published articles on ancient skepticism, ethical skepticism, and Descartes in Pacific Philosophy Quarterly, Anci...
Title:Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:248 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:248 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:November 21, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400737645

ISBN - 13:9789400737648

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