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    Richard Arnot Home Bett (ed.) (2010). The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism. Cambridge University Press.
    This volume offers a comprehensive survey of the main periods, schools, and individual proponents of scepticism in the ancient Greek and Roman world.
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    Richard Arnot Home Bett (2000). Pyrrho, His Antecedents, and His Legacy. Oxford University Press.
    Richard Bett presents a ground-breaking study of Pyrrho of Elis, who lived in the late fourth and early third centuries BC and is the supposed originator of Greek scepticism. In the absence of surviving works by Pyrrho, scholars have tended to treat his thought as essentially the same as the long subsequent sceptical tradition which styled itself "Pyrrhonism." Bett argues, on the contrary, that Pyrrho's philosophy was significantly different from this later tradition, and offers the first detailed account of that (...)
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    Richard Arnot Home Bett (1995). Greek Philosophers of the Hellenistic Age. Journal of the History of Philosophy 33 (3):514-516.
  4. Richard Arnot Home Bett (1986). Moral Scepticism: Why Ask "Why Should I Be Moral"? Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley
    Many of us have a prereflective sense--or at least, a hope--that there are reasons to be moral which apply to an agent regardless of what his or her existing motivations may be. The view that there are no such reasons may, then, be regarded as a form of moral scepticism. The philosophical position which seems most fit to refute this form of moral scepticism, and hence to support our prereflective sense, is a Kantian view of morality, according to which we (...)
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