Pyrrho

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Pyrrho

(ˈpɪrəʊ)
n
(Biography) ?365–?275 bc, Greek philosopher; founder of scepticism. He maintained that true wisdom and happiness lie in suspension of judgment, since certain knowledge is impossible to attain
ˈPyrrhonism n
ˈPyrrhonist n, adj
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The articles chosen are those considered to be the most significant (Manicheens, Pyrrhon, Rorarius, and Spinoza, for example), and cover issues such as scepticism, the virtuous atheist, and evil; each is preceded by a very useful introduction which explains points which may now be obscure, and very helpfully all quotations in Latin and Greek have been translated.
Robin, Pyrrhon et le skepticisme grec (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1944), 88-90 (though he focuses on Carneades and Cicero's Academica, whereas I shall focus on Sextus); H.
First, however, he discusses Pyrrhon in order to explain why Epicurus and Zeno of Citium insisted so much on the means to reach the truth (p.