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Sextus Empiricus 4. Philosophical Works - Against the Professors (New)

by Sextus Empiricus

Publisher: Loeb Classical Library

Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket

Book ID: 9780674994201, 0674994205


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Sextus Empiricus's three surviving works are Outlines of Pyrrhonism (three books on the practical and ethical scepticism of Pyrrho of Elis, ca. 360–275 BCE, as developed later, presenting also a case against the Dogmatists); Against the Dogmatists; and Against the Professors. These two latter works might be called a general criticism of professors of all arts and sciences. Sextus's work is a valuable source for the history of thought especially because of his development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Sextus Empiricus is in four volumes.

Against the Professors contains six books: Grammarians, Rhetors, Geometers, Arithmeticians, Astrologers, and Musicians.

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