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Sextus Empiricus: Against the Grammarians (Adversus Mathematicos I) (David L Blank (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 1998) 9780198244707
Sextus Empiricus: Against the Grammarians (Adversus Mathematicos I) (David L Blank (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 1998) 9780198244707
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Title: Sextus Empiricus: Against the Grammarians (Adversus Mathematicos I)

Author: Blank, David L (ed)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 1998

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780198244707

Volumes: 1; Pages: 496

List Price in Cloth: $192.00 Our price: $192.00

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Blank presents a new translation into clear modern English of a key treatise by one of the greatest of ancient philosophers, together with the first ever commentary on this work. Sextus Empiricus's Against the Grammarians is a polemical attack on ancient Greek ideas about grammar, and provides one of the best examples of sustained Sceptical reasoning.ContentsIntroduction. 1: General. 2: Sextus' Life and Works. 3: Attacking the Technai. 4: Evidence for Empiricist Attacks on Grammar. 5: Against the Professors of the Libreal Studies. 6: Against the Grammarians. 7: Negative Dogmatism in M 1-6? 8: About the Translation.Translation. Against the Professors of the Liberal Studies. Against the Grammarians.Commentary.Glossary of Ancient and Medieval Authors. Works Cited. Index Locorum. Subject Index.
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