Workshop in Ancient Philosophy (Thursday - Week 2, HT22)
In recent years Arcesilaus’ philosophical scepticism has come in for criticism from certain quarters on the grounds that it is either inconsistent or unintelligible. In this paper I try to offer a reconstruction of Arcesilaus’ position which suffers from neither of these flaws by drawing on some of the conceptual resources of Pyrrhonian scepticism.
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The Seminar will take place in the Ryle Room. Colleagues and students who are unable to attend in person are welcome to join remotely, via Microsoft Teams, by clicking this link. You will be redirected to a page in which you will be prompted to sign in with your Oxford SSO.
Workshop in Ancient Philosophy Convenors: Ursula Coope, Simon Shogry and Luca Castagnoli