Sextus Empiricus
(722 words)

2nd cent./early 3rd cent. AD;

Pyrrhonist Sceptic.


Author of philosophical works from the perspective of Pyrrhonean Scepticism.


Editions, translations, and bibliography in L. Ferraria, G. Santese, Bibliografia sull…

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Schorn, Stefan, “Sextus Empiricus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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