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214?–129? b.c, Greek philosopher.
Historical Examples

Persuaded thus of the impossibility of philosophy, Carneades was led to recommend his theory of the probable.
History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2) John William Draper

So Arcesilas may be supposed to have said, and so Carneades laid down the law.
The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope

And now having said thus much for Carneades, I hope the Reader will give me leave to say something too for my self.
The Sceptical Chymist Robert Boyle

Cicero repeated his reasoning, and tells us it had been also employed by Carneades, De Nat.
Theism Robert Flint

Carneades was so besotted with it, that he would not find time so much as to comb his head or to pare his nails.
The Essays of Montaigne, Complete Michel de Montaigne

Carneades is usually considered the greatest of the Academic Sceptics.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

At length, in the year 155, the Athenian philosopher Carneades appeared at Rome, on a political mission.
The History of Freedom John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

But the contrary doctrine of Carneades and the Sophists would not down.
Concerning Justice Lucilius A. Emery

Carneades left no written works; his opinions seem to have been systematized by Clitomachus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

On the one side Carneades leans to scepticism, on the other he accepts probability as his guide.
History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2) John William Draper


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