Philosophy Compass 6 (4):234-245 (2011)

Scholarship on ancient skepticism has undergone a remarkable renaissance in the last three decades. Specialists in ancient philosophy have explored the complex history of the Greco‐Roman skeptical traditions and discussed difficult philological and exegetical issues. But they have also assessed the philosophical significance of the various ancient skeptical outlooks. In this first paper, I provide a general presentation of this area of study, while in the two subsequent articles I will focus on some of the topics that have been the object of much attention in the recent literature on ancient skepticism.
Keywords Pyrrhonism  Skepticism  Skeptical Academy
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2011.00385.x
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