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Doubt and skepticism in antiquity and the Renaissance

Michelle Zerba

Doubt and skepticism in antiquity and the Renaissance

by Michelle Zerba

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Belief and doubt,
  • Skepticism,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementMichelle Zerba
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD215 .Z47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25276134M
    ISBN 109781107024656
    LC Control Number2012009157

    When in Doubt: the Rise of Skepticism Posted on 29 May Skeptical tendences in Indian thought and responses to skepticism from the Mīmāṃsā and Vedānta schools. Jan 25,  · Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the entire history of skepticism. Divided chronologically into ancient, medieval, renaissance, modern, and contemporary periods, and featuring 50 specially-commissioned chapters from leading philosophers, this comprehensive volume is the first of its kind.

    Ancient Greek scepticism was revived during the Renaissance, and played an important role in the religious and philosophical controversies of the time. There is little evidence that ancient scepticism was known directly during the Middle Ages, or that its perplexing questions played any significant role in medieval thought. Overarching surveys of the history of philosophy often leave the impression that philosophical skepticism—roughly, the position that nothing can be known—had many adherents in the Ancient and Hellenistic Periods, disappeared completely as a topic of intellectual interest during the Middle Ages, and returned as a viable position in the Renaissance and Early Modern Periods.

    2 Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance Silentio, to The Concept of Anxiety (Begrebet Angest), by Vigilius Haufniensis, the Danish philosopher produced a rich body of thought that probed what it means to face doubt without becoming facile, terminally despair-. The Doubting Antiquity School or Yigupai (Chinese: 疑古派; pinyin: Yígǔpài; Wade–Giles: I-ku-p'ai) refers to a group of scholars and writers in Chinese academia, starting during the New Culture Movement (mids to s), who applied a critical historiographical approach to Chinese historical sources. They put forward theories.


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Jul 09,  · This book is an interdisciplinary study of the forms and uses of doubt in works by Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Cicero, Machiavelli, Shakespeare and Montaigne.

Based on close analysis of literary and philosophical texts by these important authors, Michelle Zerba argues that doubt is a defining experience in antiquity and the Renaissance, one Brand: Cambridge University Press. This book is an interdisciplinary study of the forms and uses of doubt in works by Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Cicero, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, and Montaigne.

Based on close analysis of literary and philosophical texts by these important authors, Michelle Zerba argues that doubt is a defining experience in antiquity and the Renaissance Cited by: 3. Get this from a library. Doubt and skepticism in antiquity and the Renaissance.

[Michelle Zerba] -- This book is an interdisciplinary study of the forms and uses of doubt in works by Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Cicero, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, and Montaigne. The author argues that doubt wears.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the autohelp.clubcturer: Cambridge University Press. Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance This book is an interdisciplinary study of the forms and uses of doubt in works by Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Cicero, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, and Montaigne.

Based on close analysis of literary and philosophical texts by these important authors, Michelle Zerba argues that doubt wears many. Jul 09,  · Read "Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance" by Dr Michelle Zerba available from Rakuten Kobo.

This book is an interdisciplinary study of the forms and uses of doubt in works by Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Cicer Brand: Cambridge University Press. Jul 23,  · Michelle Zerba.

Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the autohelp.clubdge-New York: Cambridge University Press, Pp. x + Cloth, $ Sep 03,  · Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance. By Michelle Zerba. New York: Cambridge University Press, x + pp.

Cloth $ There is a certain asymmetry between the two major themes of this book, doubt and skepticism, since the. Jul 09,  · Buy Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance by Michelle Zerba from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Author: Michelle Zerba. Still, for a majority of Renaissance thinkers, the two traditions of skepticism were understood as fundamentally akin to one another in their common engagement with epistemological doubt, their willingness to challenge arguments based on authority or sustained ratiocination, and their suspicion of elaborate philosophical systems.

It’s in this way that I find myself pondering my recent book published by Cambridge, Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance, which bears the Library of Congress call number BDZ47 Philosophers are likely to be surprised by the classification.

The result of all this work is an extremely well written and jargon-free book that demonstrates the advantages of an interdisciplinary form of interpretation.

Doubt and Skepticism should be of interest to scholars in very divergent fields of expertise, not just the speculative philosophers. If they still exist.

Her first book, Tragedy and Theory (Princeton ) has recently been republished as a paperback and e-book in Princeton’s Legacy Library, and her second book, Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance (Cambridge ) was nominated for the MLA Scaglione Prize in Comparative Literature () and the René Wellek Prize of the.

Aug 31,  · En el Renacimiento los propulsores del escepticismo no fueron los filósofos contestatarios sino los defensores de la fe cristiana.

Esta es una de las sorprendentes conclusiones a las que llega Jesús Zamora en Skepticism, a short uncertain story (4): the renaissance of skepticism [ ]. Doubt, in this perspective, is just a necessary evil. The international conference “The Pleasure of Doubt in Art, Aesthetics, and Everyday Life” wants to examine and further approaches which liberate doubt from its traditional subordinate position.

It seeks to lay bare the generative, positive aspects of doubt. Jan 25,  · About Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present. Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the entire history of skepticism. Divided chronologically into ancient, medieval, renaissance, modern, and contemporary periods, and featuring 50 specially-commissioned chapters from leading philosophers, this comprehensive volume is the first of.

Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, ) Tragedy and Theory: The Problem of Conflict Since Aristotle (Princeton University Press, ).

Reissued by Princeton University Press in Legacy Library Selected Articles. Philosophical skepticism (UK spelling: scepticism; from Greek σκέψις skepsis, "inquiry") is a philosophical school of thought that questions the possibility of certainty in knowledge.

Skeptic philosophers from different historical periods adopted different principles and arguments, but their ideology can be generalized as either (1) the denial of possibility of all knowledge or (2) the. As nouns the difference between doubt and skepticism is that doubt is uncertainty, disbelief while skepticism is (us) the practice or philosophy of being a skeptic.

As a verb doubt is (ambitransitive) to lack confidence in; to disbelieve, question, or suspect. Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the entire history of skepticism.

Divided chronologically into ancient, medieval, renaissance, modern, and contemporary periods, and featuring 50 specially-commissioned chapters from leading philosophers, this comprehensive volume is the first of its kind. Michelle Zerba, Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance.

Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, Pp. x, ISBN $ Reviewed by Geert Lernout, University of Antwerp ([email protected]) Version at BMCR home site. Preview. The title of this book is a bit misleading.Oct 31,  · There, that’s the Renaissance and Reformation, oversimplified by necessity, but Descartes is chomping at the bit for what comes next.

For those who want more, I shall do the crass thing here and say: for more detail, see my book Reading Lucretius in the Renaissance, or Popkin’s History of Skepticism, or wait. At last, Montaigne!Jan 06,  · Both doubt and skepticism are questioning mindsets.

Curiosity, or a lack thereof determines whether these questions are healthy or not. If questions stem from a desire to find truth, to learn, to see deeper things then either the doubt or skepticism is going to be healthy.

However, skepticism must only be used sparingly.