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  • adjective Of or relating to Pyrrhonism.

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Examples

  • These exaggerated claims appear to be a feature of Academic rather than Pyrrhonic

    SKEPTICISM IN ANTIQUITY

  • Pyrrhonic tropes and an attack on Stoic epistemology.

    SKEPTICISM IN ANTIQUITY

  • “Academic” and “Pyrrhonic” skepticism were indistinguishable.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Cartesian and Pyrrhonic attacks on historical knowledge had a vivifying effect when they were carried over into mythic study, a new bold spirit of inquiry.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • It also had a place in pre-Pyrrhonic philosophy; see De Lacy, Phronesis,

    SKEPTICISM IN ANTIQUITY

  • After Timon the Pyrrhonic School went into eclipse; but meanwhile the Platonic Academy, under Arcesilaus of Pitane, turned to skepticism.

    SKEPTICISM IN ANTIQUITY

  • In its final phase Pyrrhonic Skepticism became closely allied with empirical medicine, a connection that may well have begun as early as the third century

    SKEPTICISM IN ANTIQUITY

  • Pyrrhonic philosophy, his Benedictine erudition, his gentle wit and most humane irony into such an unpromising and opaque vessel.

    Notes on Life and Letters

  • Pyrrhonic suspension of judgment were clear to him too; according to the frame of mind in which he wrote, you might fancy him an agnostic, again an akosmist, sometimes both, but always the ethical result is the same.

    Imperial Purple

  • Maître Pierre Maurice, being the Pope's secretary, was debarred from openly professing the Pyrrhonic philosophy.

    The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2

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