Renaissance Scepticisms

Even if specific pieces of research (on the sources or on individual authors, such as Pico, Agrippa, Erasmus, Montaigne, Sanches etc.) have given and are still producing significant results on Renaissance scepticism, an overall synthesis comprising the entire period has not been achieved yet. No pre...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Paganini, Gianni (Editor), Neto, José R. M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2009, 2009
Edition:1st ed. 2009
Series:International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Before Reading Sextus
  • Renaissance Pyrrhonism: A Relative Phenomenon
  • Self-Knowledge, Scepticism and the Quest for A New Method: Juan Luis Vives on Cognition and the Impossibility of Perfect Knowledge
  • Scepticism, Reformation and Counter-Reformation
  • The Issue of Reformation Scepticism Revisited: What Erasmus and Sebastian Castellio Did or Did Not Know
  • Tutius Ignorare Quam Scire: Cornelius Agrippa and Scepticism
  • Pedro De Valencia'S Academica and Scepticism in Late Renaissance Spain
  • Four Renaissance Sceptics
  • Inter Alias Philosophorum Gentium Sectas, Et Humani, Et Mites: Gianfrancesco Pico and the Sceptics
  • Humanus Animus Nusquam Consistit: Doctor Sanchez'S Diagnosis of the Incurable Human Unrest and Ignorance
  • Montaigne and Plutarch: A Scepticism that Conquers the Mind
  • Charron's Academic Sceptical Wisdom
  • Three Reactions to Scepticism
  • Giordano Bruno on Scepticism
  • The Sceptical Evaluation of Technê and Baconian Science
  • Tommaso Campanella: The Reappraisal and Refutation of Scepticism