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By Henrik Lagerlund

The background of skepticism often ignores the center a long time. it's standard in such a lot old overviews to claim that epistemological skepticism and external-world skepticism didn't locate its means into the Western philosophical culture until eventually Sextus Empiricus was once rediscovered and retranslated into Latin within the 16th century. it's the goal of this ebook to teach that this isn't precise and that the heritage of skepticism needs to be rewritten. it's only as soon as the wealthy discussions of either epistemological and external-world skepticism within the center a long time are integrated that the total historical past of skepticism may be written, and in simple terms then can the advance of contemporary idea be understood. This publication starts off this rewriting of the historical past of skepticism via tracing discussions of skepticism from Al-Ghazali to 16th century Paris. members are Taneli Kukkonen, Martin Pickave, Claude Panaccio, David Piche, Christophe Grellard, Gyula Klima, Dominik Perler, Henrik Lagerlund, and Elizabeth Karger

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