Augustine, Epicurus, and external world skepticism

Augustine's Contra Acad. is opposed to the sort of Epicurian skepticism described by Cicero in the De natura deorum (1,25,69-1,26,74), and the account of it is far from the radical Pyrrhonian skepticism that many take to be the purest, most defensible sort of skepticism. Drawing upon his theory of i...

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Author:Charles Bolyard
Published: S.n., s.l., 2006
Periodical:Journal of the History of Philosophy
Topic:- Biography > Relations and Sources > Epicurism > Epicurism
- Works > Dialogues / Early works > Contra Academicos > Topics > Search for certainty
- Doctrine > Man > [Doctrine de la connaissance] > [Exposés d'ensemble] > Knowledge > [Connaissance humaine]
- Doctrine > Man > [Doctrine de la connaissance] > [Doute. Certitude] > [Doute/scepticisme] > [Contra Academicos]
- Doctrine > Man > [Doctrine de la connaissance] > [Illumination. Idées] > Illumination