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Unformatted text preview: -No- not a way of life- saw it as a tool as a means to some end Meditation 1-Questions the faculties on which those opinions are based 1. Systematic 2. Theoretical 3. Hyperbolic Criterion of Doubt- withholding policy Reformation-1517-Luther- skeptical of church’s unique authority Counter Reformation- Galileo got house arrest, Bruno got burned for his ideas 1500’s – skepticism -Phil. Stance, systematic doubt-Sextus Empiricus – ancient skepticism book 1. Academic Skepticism- - taught at the academy- Plato conceals his own ideas 2. Pyrrhonian Skepticism- - Pyrrho of Ellis- consistent skeptic, withheld all judgment...
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