David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
If the later Middle Ages may reasonably be considered the high point of Aristotelianism in western Europe, the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries are the high point of the renewal of Hellenistic philosophy. Scepticism, Stoicism, and Epicureanism all make powerful appearances, and indeed debates between the adherents of the modern variations on these schools echo and mirror the debates that took place in the third and second centuries BCE. Not surprisingly, the ancient philosophies (to the extent that they were stable in any case) did not remain unchanged: Stoic natural law, Epicurean atomism, and Pyrrhonist doubt all are employed in new and different ways, and the arguments are often strengthened, or at least changed. Comparison of the old and new versions is often illuminating: to see the Christian Epicureanism of Gassendi can improve one's understanding of the original form; to see how Hume deals with Academic scepticism makes the process of sceptical doubt clearer on both sides.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Donald H. Smith (1989). Craig Kallendorf: Petrarch, Selected Letters. (Bryn Mawr Latin Commentaries.) Pp. 156. Bryn Mawr: Thomas Library, Bryn Mawr College, 1986. Paper, £10.95 (Via Bristol Classical Press). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 39 (01):162-.
J. E. Harrison (1914). Cretan Elements in the Cults and Ritual of Apollo. By Mary Hamilton Swindler, Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr College Monographs: XIII. Dissertation for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1913. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 28 (02):62-.
H. Stuart Jones (1914). The Cults of Ostia. By Lily Ross Taylor. (Bryn Mawr College Monographs, Vol. XI). Bryn Mawr, Pa.: Published by Bryn Mawr College, 1912. 8vo. I Vol. Pp. 98. $1.00 Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 28 (01):25-26.
W. M. Lindsay (1912). Retractatio in the Ambrosian and Palatine Recensions of Plautus. A Study of the Persa, Poenulus, Pseudolus, Stichus and Trinummus. By Cornelia C. Coulter. (Bryn Mawr College Monographs: Monograph Series, Vol. X.) Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1911. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 26 (07):232-.
Diego E. Machuca (2009). Review of H. Thorsrud, Ancient Scepticism. [REVIEW] Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.
E. W. V. Clifton (1926). The Greeks in Spain The Greeks in Spain. By Rhys Carpenter. (Bryn Mawr Notes and Monographs.) One Vol. Pp.Viii + 180; 25 Plates (Mostly Photographs; One or Two Sketches), 2 Sketch-Maps Inside Covers. Pennsylvania: Bryn Mawr College ; London: Longmans, Green and Co. 7s. 6d. Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 40 (01):27-28.
David Sedley (ed.) (2003). Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy Volume Xxv: Winter 2003. Oup Oxford.
Margaret J. Osler (ed.) (1991). Atoms, Pneuma, and Tranquillity: Epicurean and Stoic Themes in European Thought. Cambridge University Press.
Filip Grgic (2008). M. Tuominen, Apprehension and Argument: Ancient Theories of Starting Points for Knowledge. [REVIEW] Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2.
David Sedley (ed.) (2001). Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume Xx Summer 2001. Clarendon Press.
C. C. W. Taylor (ed.) (1997). Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume Xv, 1997. Clarendon Press.
Diego E. Machuca (2009). Review of C. Lévy, Les Scepticismes. [REVIEW] Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.
F. W. Hall (1918). Studies in Ennius. By Eleanor Shipley Duckett. Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1915. The Classical Review 32 (1-2):45-46.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads9 ( #177,829 of 1,410,432 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #177,872 of 1,410,432 )
How can I increase my downloads?