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Xeniades
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(Ξενιάδης; Xeníadēs).

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[1] Proto-sceptic philosopher from Corinth, 5th cent. BC

X. from Corinth. Proto-sceptic philosopher of the 5th cent. BC. Sextus [2] Empiricus (the only source) repeatedly cites him, together with other philosophers who rejected a criterion of truth and falsehood (S. Emp. P. H. 2,18; S. Emp. Adv. math. 7,48), as an example of an archetypical negative dogmatist; he is said to have considered all phenomena or opinions…

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Bodnár, István (Budapest), “Xeniades”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12212480>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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