Des tiers approuvés ont également recours à ces outils dans le cadre de notre affichage d’annonces. Scott Aikin - 2015 - Symposion: Theoretical and Applied Inquiries in Philosophy and Social Sciences 2 (3):275–285. The value of book is weighed in utramque partem. In the Introduction, Brittain points out that he will use the term “impression” to render the Latin visum, visio, and quod videri,5 all of which Cicero utilizes to translate the Greek phantasia (see the chart on p. xli).6 He explains that the reason for rendering quod videri as “impression” is that one thus avoids “the mismatch in English between the noun ‘impression’ and the verb ‘seem'” (p. xli). 1.44-45. 1.44-45). Veuillez réessayer. 7. Harald Thorsrud. Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the sceptical Academics and the Stoics. This, if right, produces a tension between Cicero’s skepticism, according to which deference to tradition impedes inquiry, and the view that Cicero seeks to legitimize the skeptical Academy in Rome. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for On Academic Scepticism at Amazon.com. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages. LacusCurtius: de Finibus, translated by H. Harris Rackham. HTML format. Particularly during the past twenty-five years, there has been an outstanding advance in the study of ancient skepticism, both in its Pyrrhonian and Academic varieties. This is reflected in the publication of a considerable number of works about the nature and consistency of those philosophical outlooks, as well as about their influence on the development of early modern philosophy and their relevance to present-day epistemological discussions. Also, just as Sextus portrays the Pyrrhonist as someone who does not affirm that the truth is undiscoverable but continues with his search (see PH 1.1-3), so Cicero portrays the skeptical Academic as someone who does not abandon his search for the truth because of the difficulties he has encountered (see Acad. Charles Brittain is Associate Professor of Classics, Cornell University. Advenit Cicero. Brittain is also the author of Philo of Larissa: The Last of the Academic Sceptics, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001). Cette fonction d'achat continuera à charger des articles lorsque la touche Entrée est enfoncée. xlvi-liii), a very detailed Analytical Table of Contents (pp. ×Your email address will not be published. ), but there is also a unifying feature. A series of short audio commentaries on Cicero’s book comparing Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Academic Skepticism. Probably the best translation of Cicero's Academica - Brittain's notes and introduction are also of considerable use. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Format ISBN Price Qty; Cloth: 978-0-87220-775-2: $44.00. The School of Doubt culminates in its last chapter (10), where Cappello argues most directly for his interpretation of the Academica. 1.44-45 plainly portrays Arcesilaus as committed to both conclusions, it is less clear that Acad. 5. The introduction skillfully summarizes the otherwise messy history of ancient Academic skepticism. On Academic Scepticism Marcus Tullius Cicero Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the sceptical Academics and the Stoics. I have noticed two typographical errors: (i) on p. 7, n. 7, “see pages xx-xviii” should read “see pages xv-xviii”; (ii) on p. 29, n. 62, ” Ac. adopted the philosophical view of the Academic skeptics as a young man sometime in the 80's. ‘Cicero, On Academic Scepticism’ is an original translation of the extant portions of Cicero’s Academica by Cornell classist Charles Britain. It is left for others to explore this tension. The most important Academic Skeptics were Arcesilaus, Carneades, and Philo of Larissa. Throughout his exposition, Brittain helpfully refers the reader to the relevant scholarly works on each topic and cautiously acknowledges that some of the interpretations he advances are controversial. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. Grasp and Dissent. A must have for those interested in the Skeptical Academy, the history of skepticism, or Hellenistic philosophy in general. The translation, which is “aimed at philosophical readers” (p. vii), is accurate and clear. Vos articles vus récemment et vos recommandations en vedette. Brittain's masterly Introduction, generous notes, English-Latin-Greek Glossary, and Index further commend this edition to the attention of students of Hellenistic philosophy at all levels. In 89/8, Philo of Larissa, the head of Plato’s Academy, fled from Athens to Rome for political reasons. When explaining the nature of Arcesilaus’ skepticism, Brittain observes that some sources represent him as not accepting the conclusion of the “core” Academic argument (namely, “There are no cataleptic impressions”), whereas others “see him as a straightforward proponent” of both that conclusion and the conclusion of the “corollary” to the core argument (namely, “It is irrational to assent to any impressions at all”) (p. xxiv, n. 39). 101 N. Merion Ave., Cicero assigns this Academic task to a character named Philus. Quick Overview "Brittain's On Academic Scepticism is more than a translation. Il analyse également les commentaires pour vérifier leur fiabilité. What we currently know as the Academica consists of the remaining books of two different editions of the work. 8. ISBN 0872207757 $12.95 (pb). 27-53″ should read ” Ac. À la place, notre système tient compte de facteurs tels que l'ancienneté d'un commentaire et si le commentateur a acheté l'article sur Amazon. 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