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Unformatted text preview: Skepticism: aka pyrrhonism Developed by being skeptical about everything that leads conflict with another More of an essayist: hes writing smiling; not the philosophical skeptic, but a moral skeptic Descartes starts with skepticism (I think therefore I am) He attacked dialectical philosophy (scholasticism chalk logic) We cant just our judgments; because of where were born, we have a set of ideas that we see as natural and correct The strangest of opinions can be seen through habit To follow another is to follow nothing Montaigne felt that what was destroying France was the conflict of people Education should stress limits to what we are allowed to know Knowing vs. not knowing...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HIST 121A taught by Professor Sabean during the Fall '06 term at UCLA.
- Fall '06