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Sextus Empiricus (fl. c. AD 200)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A106-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Sextus Empiricus is our major surviving source for Greek scepticism. Three works of his survive: a general sceptical handbook (Outlines of Pyrrhonism), a partly lost longer treatment of the same material, and a series of self-contained essays questioning the utility of the individual liberal arts.

Citing this article:
Hankinson, R.J.. Sextus Empiricus (fl. c. AD 200), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-A106-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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