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Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero"s Academic Books Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum (Utrecht, August 21-25, 1995) (Philosophia Antiqua)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Philosophy, Ancient,
  • Epistemology,
  • Ancient Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ancient World,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Academica,
  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius,
  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius.,
  • Congresses,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBrad Inwood (Editor), Jaap Mansfeld (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9083840M
ISBN 109004109145
ISBN 109789004109148

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Synopsis Cicero's philosophical works are a valuable source for the understanding of Hellenistic philosophy, and his "Academic Books" are of importance for the study of ancient epistemology, especially the central debate between the Academic sceptics and the Stoics. This volume makes Cicero's Author: Brad Inwood. Ebooks related to "Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero's Academic Books: Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum (Utrecht, August ": Tile Makes the Room: Good Design from Heath Ceramics Vintage Couture Tailoring The Puppy Primer, 2nd Edition Mastering the Ride: More Proficient Motorcycling, 2nd Edition Nomad: A Global Approach to Interior Style Giancarlo Cotta Ramusino.   African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education Assent and Argument. Author: J. GLUCKER. Page Count: Assent and Argument Studies in Cicero's Academic Books. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum (Utrecht, August 21 Cited by: 4. Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the skeptical Academics and the in's masterly Introduction, generous notes, English--Latin--Greek Glossary, and Index further commend.

Cicero, On Academic Scepticism, (translated, with introduction and notes by, A revised second edition consisted of four books of which only half of Book 1 of this Academic argument. If (C) were correct, action would be impossible. For, the Stoics claimed, action requires assent to impressions. This argument leaves the Academics with.   epistemological justification’, in and ld (eds.) Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero's Academic Books (Leiden, ), pp. (33) ‘Le phénomène et l’obscur: Galien et les animaux’, in and J.-L. Labarrière (eds.) L'animal dans l'antiquité (Paris, ), pp. (34) ‘"Sêmeion" e "tekmêrion". L.   In sum, Brittain’s book is a significant contribution to the study of ancient skepticism, and of its Academic variety in particular. It is an excellent starting point for newcomers to the field, and will no doubt become the standard English translation of Cicero’s Academica for the foreseeable future. Notes. 1. Inwood, B. and Mansfeld, J. () (eds.) Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero's Academic Books (Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium Aristotelicum, Utrecht August 21–25 ), Leiden Ioppolo, A. M. () ‘ Socrate nelle tradizioni Accademico-Scettica e Pirroniana ’, in G. Giannantoni et al., eds., La tradizione Socratica.

The book is written in the form of a dialogue between Cicero (Academic Scepticism) and two Stoic interlocutors Lucullus and Varro. This book was directly translated from Cicero's original Latin text. I personally found it a bit hard to understand because the discussions assumes the reader has prior knowledge of the on going discussions/5(8).   Griffin, “The Composition of the Academica: Motives and Versions” in Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero’s Academic Books, ed. B. Inwood and J. . On Academic Scepticism Marcus Tullius Cicero Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the sceptical Academics and the Stoics. Cicero was one of classical antiquity's most prolific, varied and self-revealing authors. His letters, speeches, treatises and poetry chart a political career marked by personal struggle and failure and the collapse of the republican system of government to which .