Renaissance Scepticisms

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8517-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-8518-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Before Reading Sextus

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      Pages 1-11

      Introduction

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      Pages 15-32

      Renaissance Pyrrhonism: A Relative Phenomenon

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      Pages 33-60

      Self-Knowledge, Scepticism and the Quest for A New Method: Juan Luis Vives on Cognition and the Impossibility of Perfect Knowledge

  3. Scepticism, Reformation and Counter-Reformation

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      Pages 63-89

      The Issue of Reformation Scepticism Revisited: What Erasmus and Sebastian Castellio Did or Did Not Know

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      Pages 91-110

      Tutius Ignorare Quam Scire: Cornelius Agrippa and Scepticism

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      Pages 111-123

      Pedro De Valencia'S Academica and Scepticism in Late Renaissance Spain

  4. Four Renaissance Sceptics

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      Pages 127-147

      Inter Alias Philosophorum Gentium Sectas, Et Humani, Et Mites: Gianfrancesco Pico and the Sceptics

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      Pages 149-181

      Humanus Animus Nusquam Consistit: Doctor Sanchez'S Diagnosis of the Incurable Human Unrest and Ignorance

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      Pages 183-211

      Montaigne and Plutarch: A Scepticism that Conquers the Mind

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      Pages 213-227

      Charron's Academic Sceptical Wisdom

  5. Three Reactions to Scepticism

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      Pages 231-248

      Giordano Bruno on Scepticism

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      Pages 249-273

      The Sceptical Evaluation of Technê and Baconian Science

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      Pages 275-303

      Tommaso Campanella: The Reappraisal and Refutation of Scepticism

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 205-313