Arcesilaus



316–241 b.c, Greek philosopher.
Historical Examples

Arcesilaus attacked especially their doctrine of the criterion of truth.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

Seneca is of opinion, that he was suspected to be as much given to wine as Arcesilaus.
Ebrietatis Encomium Boniface Oinophilus

The same thing, but not designed by him, despatched also the philosopher Arcesilaus.
The Essays of Montaigne, Complete Michel de Montaigne

The vase with the subject of Arcesilaus brought 1,050 francs.
Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King

He is put to death by his brother or friend Learchus, who in his turn is poisoned by Eryxo the widow of Arcesilaus.
A Manual of Ancient History A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

As an instance of this, Hecaton calls the case of Arcesilaus silly, and not to the purpose.
L. Annaeus Seneca On Benefits Seneca

Arcesilaus himself laid great stress upon this doctrine, which Sextus carefully shows us is utterly inconsistent with Pyrrhonism.
Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism Mary Mills Patrick

Arcesilaus, denying both intellectual and sensuous knowledge, publicly avowed that he knew nothing, not even his own ignorance!
History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science John William Draper

Arcesilaus founded his on dialectic, while Pyrrho’s was empirical.
Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism Mary Mills Patrick

Cyrene, Arcesilaus’s home; its foundation and the oracle given to Battus (5-69).
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

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