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Sextus Empiricus

Works: 357 works in 1,375 publications in 10 languages and 16,571 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Sources  History  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PA3612, 186.1
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Most widely held works by Sextus
Outlines of scepticism by Sextus( Book )

81 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. 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. The Outlines 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. Moreover, the rediscovery of Sextus in the sixteenth century brought about a revolution in philosophy. Julia Annas and Jonathan Barnes provide an accurate and readable English translation, with a short introduction and brief annotation. Anyone interested in the history of philosophy will gain from an acquaintance with Sextus; and for students of Hellenistic philosophy his writings are indispensable
Sextus Empiricus by Sextus( Book )

53 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sextus Empiricus (ca. AD 160-210), exponent of scepticism and critic of the Dogmatists, was a Greek physician and philosopher, pupil and successor of the medical sceptic Herodotus (not the historian) of Tarsus. He probably lived for years in Rome and possibly also in Alexandria and Athans. His three surviving works are 'Outlines of Pyrrhonism' (three books and the practical and ethical scepticism of Pyrrho of Elis, ca. 360-275 BC, as develped later, presenting also a case against the Dogmatists); Against the Dogmatistis' (five books dealing with the Logicians, Physicists, and Ethcists); and 'Against the professors' (six books: Grammarians, Rhetors, Geometers, Arithmeticians, Astrologers, and Musicians). These two latter works might be called a general criticism of professors of all arts and sciences. Sextus' work is a source for the history of thought especially because of his development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines
Scepticism, man, & God; selections from the major writings of Sextus Empiricus by Sextus( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the logicians by Sextus( Book )

25 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sextus Empiricus' Against the Logicians is by far the most detailed surviving examination by any ancient Greek skeptic of the areas of epistemology and logic. It critically examines the pretensions of non-skeptical 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 skeptical method at work. It also provides a mine of information about the ideas of other Greek thinkers, ideas that are in many cases poorly preserved in other sources. This volume presents Against the Logicians in a new and accurate translation, together with a detailed introduction that sets the work in its philosophical context."--Jacket
The skeptic way : Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of Pyrrhonism by Sextus( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Outlines of Pyrrhonism, by the 2nd century A.D. Greek physician Sextus Empiricus was immensely influential in the history of Western philosophy. The rediscovery and publication of this work in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led directly to the skepticism of Montaigne, Gassendi, Bayle, Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, and others, and eventually to the preoccupation of modern philosophy with attempts to refute or otherwise combat philosophical skepticism. In recent years, however, it has become apparent that Pyrrhonism is in several important respects quite different from the modem forms of skpticism to which the writings of Sextus have given rise. Some of these differences are of particular philosophic interest because they seem to render the ancient form immune to many of the standard responses that are made to skepticism today." "In this book, which incorporates a new translation of the Outlines in their entirety, Benson Mates presents Pyrrhonism not as a mere historical curiosity, as has often been done, but as a philosophical position eminently worthy of serious philosophical consideration here and now. His thorough introduction sets the stage by explaining what Pyrrhonism is and what it is not, and by contrasting it in the relevant respects with modern skepticism. He gives particular attention to explicating a number of quasi-technical terms that occur frequently in the Outlines and have decisive bearing on the philosophical content. By rendering these terms more accurately and uniformly in his translation, he seeks to make the essential features of Sextus's Pyrrhonism more evident to the reader." "The latter part of the book consists of a detailed Commentary, which endeavors to discuss and explain the work, section by section, from a philosophical (as contrasted with a philological) point of view."--Jacket
[Pros mousikous] = Against the musicians (adversus musicos) : a new critical text and translation on facing pages by Sextus( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and Multiple languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contre les professeurs by Sextus( Book )

80 editions published between 1562 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critique of learning, divided into the disciplines of grammar, rhetoric, geometry, arithmetic, astrology, music, logic, physics, and ethics. A short work titled Dialexeis or Dissoi logoi, which was often attributed to Sextus Empiricus and included in manuscripts of his work, is at the end of the volume
Sexti Empirici Opera by Sextus( Book )

131 editions published between 1718 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sextus Empiricus by Sextus( Book )

105 editions published between 1842 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three surviving works by Sextus Empiricus (c. 160-210 CE) are Outlines of Pyrrhonism, Against the Dogmatists, and Against the Professors. Their value as a source for the history of thought is especially that they represent development and formulation of former sceptic doctrines
Against the grammarians (Adversus mathematicos I) by Sextus( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the major writings on scepticism, man, & God by Sextus( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexti Empirici Opera by Sextus( Book )

12 editions published in 1958 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexti Empirici Opera by Sextus( Book )

in Greek, Modern and Greek, Ancient and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indices : collegit Karel Janáček by Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin( Book )

31 editions published between 1914 and 1962 in 5 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des Sextus Empiricus Pyrrhoneïsche Grundzüge by Sextus( Book )

15 editions published between 1876 and 1921 in German and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contro gli etici by Sextus( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in Italian and Greek, Ancient and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les hipotiposes; ou, Institutions Pirroniennes de Sextus Empiricus, en trois livres by Sextus( Book )

33 editions published between 1725 and 1735 in French and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sextus Empiricus and Greek scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick( Book )

5 editions published between 1899 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pyrrōneiōn hypotypōseōn libros tres continens by Sextus( Book )

12 editions published between 1912 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sextus EmpiricusAgainst the logiciansThe skeptic way : Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of PyrrhonismContre les professeursSextus EmpiricusAgainst the grammarians (Adversus mathematicos I)Selections from the major writings on scepticism, man, & God