Medieval Skepticism

[Revised entry by Charles Bolyard on February 9, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Overarching surveys of the history of philosophy often leave the impression that philosophical
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[Revised entry by Charles Bolyard on February 9, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Overarching surveys of the history of philosophy often leave the impression that philosophical skepticism - roughly, the position that nothing can be known - had many adherents in the Ancient and Hellenistic Periods, disappeared completely as a topic of intellectual interest during the Middle Ages, and returned as a viable position in the Renaissance and Early Modern Periods....

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