The Pyrrhonist's Ataraxia and Philanthropia

Ancient Philosophy 26 (1):111-126 (2006)
Abstract
The purpose of the present paper is twofold. First, to examine what beliefs, if any, underlie (a) the Pyrrhonist’s desire for ataraxia and his account of how this state may be attained, and (b) his philanthropic therapy, which seeks to induce, by argument, ejpochv and ataraxia in the Dogmatists. Second, to determine whether the Pyrrhonist’s philanthropy and his search for and attainment of ataraxia are, as scholars have generally believed, essential aspects of his stance.
Keywords Pyrrhonism  Ataraxia  Philanthropy
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