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Hippocratic medicine

The Hippocratic corpus is a disparate group of texts relating primarily to medical matters composed between c.450 and c.250 bc and dealing with physiology, therapy, ...

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Pyrrhonism

Pyrrhonism was the name given by the Greeks to one particular brand of scepticism, that identified (albeit tenuously) with Pyrrho of Elis, who was said (by his disciple ...

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Sextus Empiricus (fl. c. AD 200)

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 ...

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Galen (AD 129–c.210)

Galen was the most influential doctor of late Greco-Roman antiquity. But he was also a notable philosopher, who desired to effect a synthesis of what was best in ...

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Aenesidemus (1st century BC)

Aenesidemus was a Greek philosopher of the first century bc who revived Pyrrhonian Scepticism, formulating the basic Ten Modes of Scepticism, or tropoi, and demonstrating that ...

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Agrippa (1st/2nd century AD)

Agrippa, a Sceptic of the first or second century ad, compiled five general modes of Sceptical argument: the views of positive theorists are subject to endemic disagreement ...

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Hellenistic medical epistemology

During the Hellenistic period (323–31 bc), there arose, largely in Alexandria, a profound debate in medical methodology. The main participants were the Empiricists, committed to an anti-theoretical, ...

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