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Connections Medieval to Modern

(Bibliography of Skepticism in the Ancient World) (1998)

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Links Medieval to Modern

David Hume, A. H. Basson Harmondsworth, Penguin Books, 1958.

Blackwell, Constance, “Diogenes Laertius’s Life of Pyrrho and the Interpretation of Ancient Scepticism in the History of Philosophy: Stanley through Brucker to Tennemann,” in Scepticism and Irreligion in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Richard H. Popkin, and Arjo Vanderjagt (editors), Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1993, pp. 324-357.

Scholars’ Bedlam: Menippean Satire in the Renaissance, W. Scott Blanchard, London, Associated University Presses, 1995, 205 p.

Burnyeat, M. F., “Idealism and Greek Philosophy: What Descartes Saw and Berkeley Missed,” in Philosophical Review, Vol. 91, 1982, pp. 3-40.

Joseph Glanvill and Pyrrhonic Scepticism: a Study in the Revival of the Doctrines of Sextus Empiricus in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Europe, David W. Carrithers, New York, NYU, 1972.

Of Credulity and Incredulity in Things Natural, Civil, and Divine, Meric Casaubon, London, 1668, 316 p.

Cervantes, Fernando, “The Devils of Queretaro: Scepticism and Credulity in Late Seventeenth-Century Mexico,” in Past and Present, No. 130, Feb., 1991, p. 51-69.

Examen du Pyrrhonisme Ancient et Moderne, Jean Pierre de Crousaz, La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1733, 776 p.

The Final Superstition: a Critical Evaluation of the Judeo-Christian Legacy, Joseph L. Daleiden, Amherst, N.Y., Prometheus Books, 1994, 490 p.

Dellis, Ioannis G., “The Epistemological Value of Hypothesis in the Texts of Sextus Empiricus and in Isaac Newtons’s View,” in Platon, Vol. 44, 1992, pp. 147-56.

Doran, Madeleine, “The ‘Credulity’ of the Elizabethans,” in Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 1, April, 1940, pp. 151-176.

Frede, Michael, “A Medieval Source of Modern Scepticism,” in Gedankenzeichen: Festschrift fur Klaus Oehler zum 60. Geburtstag, Regina Claussen, and Roland Daube-Schackat (editors), Tubingen, Stauffenburg, 1988, pp. 65-70.

Sextus Empiricus and Descartes: Skepticism and Mental Representation, Claudia Lorena Garcia, University of Southern California, 1989.

Garnett, Arthur Campbell, “Is Modern Theology Atheistic? God-Language as Merely Symbolic,” in Christian Century, Vol. 78, May 31, 1961, pp. 680-682.

Glidden, David K., “From Pyrrhonism to Postmodernism,” in Ancient Philosophy, Fall, 1990, pp. 263-267.

Gowans, Christopher W., “Between Universalism and Skepticism,” in Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 22, Spring, 1996, pp. 105-29.

Gupta, Bina, “Skepticism: Ancient ‘East’ and Modern ‘West’,” in Indian Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 9, October, 1981, pp. 29-44.

De Typho Generis Humani, Sive, Scientiarum Humanarum, Inani ac Ventoso Tumore, Difficultate, Labilitate … Praesumptione, Incommodis, et Periculis, Tractatus Brevis in Quo Etiam Vera Sapientia a Falsa Discernitur, Hieronymus Hirnhaim, Pragae, Typis Georgii Czernoch, 1676, 448 p.

Ihrie, Maureen, “Classical Skepticism and Narrative Authority in Don Quijote de la Mancha,” in Studies on Don Quijote and Other Cervantine Works, Donald W. Bleznick (editor), York, SC, Sp. Lit. Pubs., 1984, 31-37 p.

Jardine, L., “Lorenzo Valla and the Intellectual Origins of Humanistic Dialectic,” in Journal of the History of Philosophy, Vol. 15, 1977, pp. 143-164.

The Politics of Skepticism in the Ancients, Montaigne, Hume, &Kant, John C. Laursen, Kinderhook, Brill Academic Publishers, Incorporated, 1992, 253 p.

Linden, Stanton J., “Francis Bacon and Alchemy: the Reformation of Vulcan,” in Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 35, October-December, 1974, pp. 547-560.

Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions, Martin Lings, New York, Routledge, Chapman and Hall, Incorporated, 1980.

Lofmark, Carl, “On Mediaeval Credulity,” in Erfahrung und Uberlieferung: Festschrift for C.P. Magill, Hinrich Siefken, and Alan Robinson (editors), Cardiff, Univ. of Wales, 1974, 5-21 p.

Loriaux, Michael, “The Realists and Saint Augustine: Skepticism, Psychology, and Moral Action in International Relations Thought,” in International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 36, Dec., 1992, pp. 401-20.

The Christianization of Pyrrhonism: Scepticism and Faith in Pascal, Kierkegaard, and Shestov, Jose Raimundo Maia Neto, Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995., 151 p.

Marx, C., “The Virtues of Scepticism: a Medieval Interpretation of Thomas’ Doubt,” in Neophilologus, Vol. 71, No. 2, 1987, pp. 296-304.

Dictionaire de Athées Anciens et Modernes, Pierre Sylvain Meréchal, 2nd. edition; Bruxelles, L’Éditeur, 1833, 328 p.

Miller, D. L., “From Leviathan to Lear: Shades of Play in Language and Literature,” in Eranos-Jahrbuch, Vol. 51, 1982, pp. 59-109.

Morin, Edgar, “Rationalité Grecque et Raison Européenne,” in Les Grecs, les Romains et Nous: l’Antiquité est-elle Moderne?, Roger-Pol Droit (editor), Paris, Le Monde Éd., 1991, pp. 393-407.

Movia, G., “The Skepticism of the Ancient Philosophers and Kantian Antinomies: Hegelian Logic of Quality,” in Rivista di Filosofia Neo-scolastica, Vol. 87, No. 4, October-December, 1995, pp. 551-595.

Atoms, Pneuma, and Tranquillity: Epicurean and Stoic Themes in European Thought, Margaret J. Osler (editor), New York, Cambridge University Press, 1991, 304 p.

The Evidences of Christianity: a Debate Between Robert Owen and Alexander Campbell, Containing an Examination of the ‘Social System’ and all the Systems of Skepticism of Ancient and Modern Times, Held in the City of Cincinnati, in April 1829, Robert Owen, St. Louis, Mo., John Burns, 1852, 465 p.

Palfreman, Jon, “Between Scepticism and Credulity: A Study of Victorian Scientific Attitudes to Modern Spiritualism,” in The Sociological Review Monograph, Mar, 27, 1979, pp. 201-236.

Issues of the Age or ‘Consequences Involved in Modern Thought’, Henry C. Pedder, New York, A.K. Butts &Co., 1874, 175 p.

Pentzopoulou-valalas, Teresa, “L’Interprétation Hégélienne du Scepticisme Grec,” in Philosophia, Vol. 5-6, 1975-1976, pp. 277-305.

Pfeil, Hans, “The Modern Denial of God,” in Philosophy Today, Vol. 3, Spring, 59, pp. 19-27.

Scepticism and Irreligion in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Richard H. Popkin, and Arjo Vanderjagt (editors), Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1993, 374 p.

Sanchez, Francisco, Quod Nihil Scitur (Il n’est Science de Rien), Andree Comparot (translator), Paris, Klincksieck, 1984, 178 p.

___, Quod Nihil Scitur (That Nothing is Known), Douglas Ferguson Scott Thomson (translator), Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 1988, 310 p.

Schrenk, Lawrence P., “Augustine’s De Trinitate in Byzantine Skepticism,” in Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, Vol. 30, Autumn, 1989, p. 451-6.

St. Paul at Athens: Spiritual Christianity in Relation to Some Aspects of Modern Thought: Nine Sermons, Charles Shakspeare, New York, Charles Scribner, 1878, 167 p.

Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time, Michael Shermer, W. H. Freeman and Company, 1997.

Bishop Severus and the Conversion of Jews in Early Fifth Century Minorca: the Social Role of the Bishop and the Christianization of the Later Roman Empire, Kenneth D. Snyder The Catholic University of America, 1996.

The Culture of Unbelief: Studies and Proceedings from the First International Symposium on Belief Held at Rome, March 22-27, 1969, 1969) Symposium on the Culture of Unbelief (Rome), Berkeley, University of California Press, 1971, 303 p.

Different Gospels: Christian Orthodoxy and Modern Theologies, Andrew Walker (editor), London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1988, pp. 253.

Wallace, William A., “Aristotle and Galileo: The Uses of Hypothesis (Suppositio) in Scientific Reasoning,” in Studies in Aristotle, Dominic J. O’Meara (editor), Washington, D.C., Catholic University of America Press, 1981.

Weijers, O., “Some Notes on Fides and Related Words in Medieval Latin,” in Archivum Latinitatis Medii Aevi (Bulletin Du Cange), Vol. 40, 1975-1976, pp. 77-102.


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