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  1. The Skeptic Way: Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of Pyrrhonism.Sextus Empiricus - 1996
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    The Skeptic Way: Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of Pyrrhonism.Sextus (Empiricus.) & Empiricus Sextus (eds.) - 1996 - Oxford University Press.
    A study of Pyrrhonean skepticism, this book includes a new translation of Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of Pyrrhonism, accompanied by an analytic introduction and an in-depth, section-by-section commentary. It presents Pyrrhonism as a marked influence on the philosophical theories of Montaigne, Gassendi, Descartes, Bayle and other major thinkers, and discusses specific features of this form of skepticism which make it immune to many of the standard criticisms.
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    Sextus Empiricus: Against the Ethicists.Sextus Empiricus - 1996 - Oxford University Press UK.
    About Sextus Sextus Empiricus is one of the most important ancient philosophical writers after Plato and Aristotle. His writings are our main source for the doctrines and arguments of Scepticism. He probably lived in the second century AD. Eleven books of his writings have survived, covering logic, physics, ethics, and numerous more specialized fields. About Against the Ethicists In this unjustly neglected and misunderstood work Sextus sets out a distinctive Sceptic position in ethics. He discusses the (...)
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  4. Sextus Empiricus: Against the Ethicists.Sextus Empiricus (ed.) - 2000 - Clarendon Press.
    This volume contains a translation into clear modern English of an unjustly neglected work by Sextus Empiricus, together with introduction and extensive commentary. Sextus is our main source for the doctrines and arguments of ancient Scepticism; in Against the Ethicists he sets out a distinctive Sceptic position in ethics.
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    Sextus Empiricus: Against the Grammarians.Sextus Empiricus (ed.) - 1998 - Clarendon Press.
    David Blank presents a new translation into clear modern English of a key treatise by one of the greatest of ancient philosophers, together with the first ever commentary on this work. Sextus Empiricus' Against the Grammarians is a polemical attack on ancient Greek ideas about grammar, and provides one of the best examples of sustained Sceptical reasoning.
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    Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Scepticism.Julia Annas & Jonathan Barnes (eds.) - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
    Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. It is the fullest extant account of ancient scepticism, and it is also one of our most copious sources of information about the other Hellenistic philosophies. Its first part contains an elaborate exposition of the Pyrrhonian variety of scepticism; its second and third parts are critical and destructive, arguing against 'dogmatism' in logic, epistemology, science and ethics - (...)
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  7. Sextus Empiricus and Pyrrhonean Scepticism.Alan Bailey - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    Alan Bailey offers a clear and vigorous exposition and defence of the philosophy of Sextus Empiricus, one of the most influential of ancient thinkers, the father of philosophical scepticism. The subsequent sceptical tradition in philosophy has not done justice to Sextus: his views stand up today as remarkably insightful, offering a fruitful way to approach issues of knowledge, understanding, belief, and rationality. Bailey's refreshing presentation of Sextus to a modern philosophical readership rescues scepticism from the sceptics.
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    Sextus Empiricus: The Transmission and Recovery of Pyrrhonism.Luciano Floridi - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    The subject is Sextus Empiricus, one the chief sources of information on ancient philosophy and one of the most influential authors in the history of skepticism. Sextus' works have had an extraordinary influence on western philosophy, and this book provides the first exhaustive and detailed study of their recovery, transmission, and intellectual influence through Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance. This study deals with Sextus' biography, as well as the history of the availability and (...)
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    Outlines of Scepticism.Sextus Empiricus - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
    Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. It is the fullest extant account of ancient scepticism, and it is also one of our most copious sources of information about the other Hellenistic philosophies. Its first part contains an elaborate exposition of the Pyrrhonian variety of scepticism; its second and third parts are critical and destructive, arguing against 'dogmatism' in logic, epistemology, science and ethics - (...)
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  10. Sextus Empiricus: Against the Logicians.Richard Bett (ed.) - 2005 - Cambridge University Press.
    Sextus Empiricus' Against the Logicians is by far the most detailed surviving examination by any ancient Greek sceptic of the areas of epistemology and logic. It critically examines the pretensions of non-sceptical philosophers to have discovered methods for determining the truth, either through direct observation or by inference from the observed to the unobserved. It is therefore a fine example of the Pyrrhonist sceptical method at work. It also provides a mine of information about the ideas of other (...)
     
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  11. Sextus Empiricus on the Goal of Skepticism.Filip Grgic - 2006 - Ancient Philosophy 26 (1):141-160.
    In this paper I take a closer look at Sextus Empiricus’ arguments in his Outlines of Pyrrhonism I.25-30 and try to make sense of his account of Skepticism as a goal-directed philosophy. I argue that Sextus fails to mount a convincing case for the view that tranquility, rather than suspension of judgment, is the ultimate goal of his inquiries.
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    Sextus Empiricus' Fourth Conditional and Containment Logic.Yale Weiss - 2019 - History and Philosophy of Logic 40 (4):307-322.
    In his Outlines of Pyrrhonism 2.110–113, Sextus Empiricus presents four different accounts of the conditional, presumably all from the Hellenistic period, in increasing logical strength. While the interpretation and provenance of the first three accounts is relatively secure, the fourth account has perplexed and frustrated interpreters for decades or longer. Most interpreters have ultimately taken a dismissive attitude towards the fourth account and discounted it as being of both little historical and logical interest. We argue that this attitude (...)
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    Sextus Empiricus: Against the Ethicists.Richard Bett (ed.) - 1996 - Clarendon Press.
    This volume contains a translation into clear modern English of an unjustly neglected work by Sextus Empiricus, together with introduction and extensive commentary. Sextus is our main source for the doctrines and arguments of ancient Scepticism; in Against the Ethicists he sets out a distinctive Sceptic position in ethics.
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    Sextus Empiricus on Non-Assertion.Charlotte Stough - 1984 - Phronesis 29 (2):137-164.
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    Sextus Empiricus: Against the Grammarians.D. L. Blank (ed.) - 1998 - Clarendon Press.
    David Blank presents a new translation into clear modern English of a key treatise by one of the greatest of ancient philosophers, together with the first ever commentary on this work. Sextus Empiricus' Against the Grammarians is a polemical attack on ancient Greek ideas about grammar, and provides one of the best examples of sustained Sceptical reasoning.
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  16. Sextus Empiricus: His Outlook, Works, and Legacy.Diego E. Machuca - 2008 - Freiburger Zeitschrift für Philosophie Und Theologie 55 (1/2):28-63.
    The purpose of this paper is twofold: to discuss some challenging issues concerning Sextus’ works and outlook, and to offer an overview of the influence exerted by Sextan Pyrrhonism on both early modern and contemporary philosophy.
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    Sextus Empiricus on the Possibility of Inquiry.Filip Grgic - 2008 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 89 (4):436-459.
    Abstract: In this paper I discuss Sextus Empiricus' response to the dogmatists' objection that the skeptics cannot inquire into philosophical theories and at the same time suspend judgment about everything. I argue that his strategy consists in putting the burden of proof on the dogmatists: it is they, and not the skeptics, who must justify the claim to be able to inquire into the nature of things. Sextus' arguments purport to show that if we consider the dogmatists' (...)
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  18. Outlines of Scepticism.Sextus Empiricus - 2000
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    The Skeptic Way: Sextus Empiricus' Outlines of Pyrrhonism.Benson Mates (ed.) - 1996 - Oup Usa.
    A study of Pyrrhonean scepticism, consisting of a new translation of Sextus Empiricus' Outlines of Pyrrhonism, accompanied by an analytic introduction and an in-depth, section-by-section commentary - the first of its kind available.
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  20. Sextus Empiricus and Pyrrhonean Scepticism.Jonathan Barnes - 2003 - Mind 112 (447):496-499.
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    Sextus Empiricus Contra René Descartes.Kenneth R. Westphal - 1987 - Philosophy Research Archives 13:91-128.
    It has become a veritable industry to defend Descartes against the charge of circularity and, to a lesser extent, to argue that he successfully responds to the skepticism of Sextus Empiricus. Since one of Sextus’ main skeptical ploys is to press the charge of circularity against any view, and because Descartes does reply to Sextus, it is worthwhile to criticize these efforts in the same paper. I argue that Descartes did not successfully respond to Sextus (...)
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    Sextus Empiricus: Against the Physicists.Richard Bett - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    Sextus Empiricus' Against the Physicists examines numerous topics central to ancient Greek inquiries into the nature of the physical world, covering subjects such as god, cause and effect, whole and part, bodies, place, motion, time, number, coming into being and perishing and is the most extensive surviving treatment of these topics by an ancient Greek sceptic. Sextus scrutinizes the theories of non-sceptical thinkers and generates suspension of judgement through the assembly of equally powerful opposing arguments. Richard Bett's (...)
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    Outlines of PyrrhonismThe Skeptic Way: Sextus Empiricus’s Outlines of Pyrrhonism.James Allen, Sextus Empiricus, J. Annas, J. Barnes & B. Mates - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (1):151.
    R. G. Bury’s translations of Sextus Empiricus for the Loeb Library have served English language readers well, but new translations, taking account of advances in scholarship since Bury’s day, have long been needed. We now have two new English versions of the Outlines of Pyrrhonism. They take different and in some ways complementary approaches to the task.
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  24. Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism.Mary Mills Patrick & Sextus - 1899 - D. Bell.
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  25. Sextus Empiricus: The Transmission and Recovery of Pyrrhonism (Review).Richard Henry Popkin - 2002 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 40 (4):537-539.
    Richard Henry Popkin - Sextus Empiricus: The Transmission and Recovery of Pyrrhonism - Journal of the History of Philosophy 40:4 Journal of the History of Philosophy 40.4 537-539 Book Review Sextus Empiricus: The Transmission and Recovery of Pyrrhonism Luciano Floridi. Sextus Empiricus: The Transmission and Recovery of Pyrrhonism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xv + 150. Cloth, $54.00. This is a most important book for those who wish to understand how skepticism became (...)
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    Sextus Empiricus’ Outlines of Pyrrhonism in the Middle Ages.Roland Wittwer - 2016 - Vivarium 54 (4):255-285.
    _ Source: _Volume 54, Issue 4, pp 255 - 285 This paper examines the authorship and reception of the medieval translation of Sextus Empiricus’ _Outlines of Pyrrhonism_. It is shown that its traditional ascription to Niccolò da Reggio cannot be maintained, because the translation must have circulated already in the late 1270s. Its author is difficult to identify: the closest stylistic parallels are found with the anonymous translator of Aristotle’s _De partibus animalium_. With Alvaro of Oviedo and the (...)
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  27. Sextus Empiricus and Pyrrhonean Scepticism.[author unknown] - 2004 - Philosophical Quarterly 54 (215):319-321.
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    Sextus Empiricus.Pierre Pellegrin - 2010 - In Richard Arnot Home Bett (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism. Cambridge University Press. pp. 120.
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    Sextus Empiricus and Ancient Physics.Keimpe Algra & Katerina Ierodiakonou (eds.) - 2015 - Cambridge University Press.
    The two books of Sextus Empiricus' Against the Physicists have not received much attention in their own right, as sustained and methodical specimens of sceptical philosophy. This volume redresses the balance by offering a series of in-depth studies on them, focusing in particular on their overall argumentative structure and on the various ways in which their formal features relate to their contents, showing how Sextus' procedures vary from one section to the other, and throwing new light on (...)
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    Sextus Empiricus and Pyrrhonean Scepticism.Richard Bett - 2003 - Philosophical Review 112 (1):100-102.
    The opening chapter of this book presents the skepticism of Sextus Empiricus as far more interesting than any of the varieties of skepticism typically discussed today. It is claimed that the skeptic in Sextus’s understanding quite generally “denies our claim to have rationally justified beliefs” ; by contrast, contemporary skeptical worries about whether we can really have knowledge—whatever exactly that amounts to—are stigmatized as absurdly trivial, and also out of touch with skepticism’s historical origins. The remainder of (...)
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  31. Sextus Empiricus, the Neighbouring Philosophies and the Sceptical Tradition.Emidio Spinelli - 2000 - Acta Philosophica Fennica 66:35-62.
     
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  32. Sextus Empiricus' Sceptical Methods.Karel Janáček - 1972 - Praha, Universita Karlova.
  33. Sextus Empiricus and Descartes: Skepticism and Mental Representation.Claudia Lorena Garcia - 1989 - Dissertation, University of Southern California
    This dissertation explores the relationship between an extensive skepticism concerning the existence of the world and the concept of mental representation in Sextus Empiricus and Descartes. In Chapter 1, it is argued, against the traditional interpretation, that Sextus does espouse such an extensive skepticism; that, at the same time, he is using a very strong causal concept of experience according to which the object of the experience is 'the cause' of the experience; and that he can consistently (...)
     
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  34. Philosophy and Ataraxia in Sextus Empiricus.Pascal Massie - 2013 - Peitho 4 (1):211-234.
    This essay is concerned with two interrelated questions. First, a broad question: in what sense is Skepticism a philosophy− or in what sense is it “philosophy” (as we will see, these are not identical questions)? Second, a narrow one: how should we understand the process whereby ataraxia (freedom from disturbance) emerges out of epochē (suspension of judgment)? The first question arises because Skepticism is often portrayed as anti-philosophy. This depiction, I contend, surreptitiously turns a Skeptical method into a so-called Skeptical (...)
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  35. Sextus Empiricus, Against the Logicians.Filip Grgić - 2007 - Rhizai. A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science 1:209-213.
    A review of Sextus Empiricus, Against the Logicians, translated and edited by Richard Bett, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005.
     
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  36. Sextus Empiricus on Religious Dogmatism.Mate Veres - 2020 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 58:239-280.
     
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    Sextus Empiricus and Modern Empiricism.Roderick M. Chisholm - 1941 - Philosophy of Science 8 (3):371-384.
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    Selections From the Major Writings on Scepticism, Man, & God.Sextus (Empiricus.) & Philip Paul Hallie - 1985 - Hackett.
    "Judicious in every respect: selection, translation and structuring of the texts, footnotes, bibliography, and index. . . . The book of choice for undergraduate courses." -- Edward M Galligan, University of North Carolina.
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    Sextus Empiricus on Xenophanes' Scepticism.Shaul Tor - 2013 - International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 3 (1):1-23.
    Sextus’ interpretation of Xenophanes’ scepticism in M 7.49–52 is often cited but has never been subject to detailed analysis. Such analysis reveals that Sextus’ interpretation raises far more complex problems than has been recognised. Scholars invariably assume one of two ways of construing his account of Xenophanes B34, without observing that the choice between these two alternatives poses an interpretive dilemma. Some scholars take it that Sextus ascribes to Xenophanes the view that one may have knowledge without (...)
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    Sextus Empiricus on Isotheneia_ and _Epoche: A Developmental Model.Roger Eichorn - 2020 - Sképsis: Revista de Filosofia 21 (11):188-209.
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    Sextus Empiricus: les effets politiques de la suspension du jugement.Stéphane Marchand - 2014 - Elenchos 35 (2):311-342.
    The aim of this paper is to examine the political implications of Sextus Empiricus’ neo-Pyrrhonism by considering two fundamental texts. Both texts are usually interpreted as endorsing political conformism insofar as Sextus allegedly claims that one should follow the laws and customs of one’s community. But it seems possible to interpret the reference to laws and customs merely as a description of what humans in fact do. What Sextus would therefore recommend is to abandon any theoretical (...)
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  42. Sextus Empiricus on the Siren Song of Reason and the Skeptical Defense of Ordinary Life.Harald Thorsrud - 2019 - Logos and Episteme 10 (1):15-29.
    By understanding the sense in which Sextus thinks reason is deceptive we may clarify his attitude towards ordinary life. The deception, like that of the Siren's song, is practical rather than epistemic. It is not a matter of leading us to assent to false or unjustified conclusions but is rather a distraction from, or even corruption of, ordinary life.
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  43. Sextus Empiricus and Modern Empiricism.Roderick M. Chisholm - 1941 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 6 (3):109-109.
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    The Life of Sextus Empiricus.D. K. House - 1980 - Classical Quarterly 30 (01):227-.
    Sextus Empiricus does not reveal anything of himself as distinct from ‘the Sceptic’ except in a passing and incidental way. He does not refer to his contemporaries, nor to his country, nor to any personal experiences, in such a way as to provide a definite picture of his life and times. The few references he makes to his involvement in the medical profession are as perplexing as they are enlightening. The only attachments which Sextus strongly identifies with (...)
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  45. Sextus Empiricus, l'expérience sceptique et l'horizon de l'éthique.Emidio Spinelli - 2008 - Cahiers Philosophiques 3:29.
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  46. Sextus Empiricus.Rosario La Sala - 2010 - In Stefan Lorenz Sorgner & Michael Schramm (eds.), Musik in der Antiken Philosophie: Eine Einführung. Königshausen & Neumann ;.
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  47. Sextus Empiricus on Skeptical Piety.Harald Thorsrud - 2011 - In Diego E. Machuca (ed.), New Essays on Ancient Pyrrhonism. Brill. pp. 91-111.
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    Sextus Empiricus: Selections From the Major Writings on Scepticism, Man, and God.Philip P. Hallie (ed.) - 1964 - Hackett Publishing Company.
    "Judicious in every respect: selection, translation and structuring of the texts, footnotes, bibliography, and index.... The book of choice for undergraduate courses." --Edward M. Galligan, University of North Carolina.
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  49. Sextus Empiricus przeciw muzykom.Józef Reiss - 1935 - Kwartalnik Filozoficzny 12 (2):136-185.
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  50. Against the Ethicists (Adversus Mathematicos XI).Sextus Empiricus - 1997
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