The Criterion of Truth


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This book examines the controversy between the early Stoics and the Skeptics of the Academy regarding the criterion of truth. For two hundred years the two schools debated the possibility of verifying the accuracy of our perceptions, and, in the course of argument, each altered its position, adopting some of the arguments of its opponents, until a compromise was reached in the so-called -eclectic movement.- The book approaches this controversy from the standpoint of the history of ideas to show it as less a rivalry between ...

The Criterion of Truth 1992, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820414249