The history of scepticism from Erasmus to Spinoza

  title={The history of scepticism from Erasmus to Spinoza},
  author={Ezequiel de Olaso and R. H. Popkin},
  • Ezequiel de Olaso, R. H. Popkin
  • Published 1984
  • Philosophy
  • Noûs
  • "I had read the book before in the shorter Harper Torchbook edition but read it again right through - and found it as interesting and exciting as before. I regard it as one of the seminal books in the history of ideas. Based on a prodigious amount of original research, it demonstrated conclusively and in fascinating details how the transmission of ancient skepticism was a bital factor in the formation of modern thought. The story is rich in implications for th history of philosophy, the history… CONTINUE READING
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