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A. Introduction (CT)

Since Eduard Zeller's Die Philosophie der Griechen (vol. 3/1, Tübingen 1852; Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy, 2000), two forms of scepticism have been distinguished:  Pyrrhonian and Academic Scepticism. Yet the terms 'scepticism' and 'Pyrrhonism' had previously been used as synonyms, and this still …

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Albrecht, Michael (Trier RWG), “Scepticism”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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