Academic Skepticism

(from the article `epistemology`) After the death of Aristotle the next significant development in the history of epistemology was the rise of Skepticism, of which there were at least ...
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Academic skepticism

Academic skepticism refers to the skeptical period of ancient Platonism dating from around 266 BC, when Arcesilaus became head of the Platonic Academy, until around 90 BC, when Antiochus of Ascalon rejected skepticism. Like their fellow Pyrrhonists, they maintained that knowledge of things is impossible. Ideas or notions are never true; neverthele...
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