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100 1  Dutton, Blake D.,|d1962-|eauthor. 
245 10 Augustine and academic skepticism :|ba philosophical study
       /|cBlake D. Dutton. 
264  1 Ithaca ;|aLondon :|bCornell University Press,|c2016. 
264  4 |c©2016 
300    1 online resource (xv, 273 pages) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
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504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-263) and 
505 0  Augustine and the academics -- Discrediting academic 
       skepticism as a philosophical practice -- Socrates, the 
       academics and the good life -- Happiness, wisdom, and the 
       insufficiency of inquiry -- The inaction objection -- 
       Inquiry and belief on authority -- The error of the 
       academics -- Vindicating the possibility of knowledge -- 
       The academic denial of the possibility of knowledge -- The
       apprehensible truths of philosophy -- Platonism and the 
       apprehensible truths of philosophy -- Defense of the 
       senses -- First person truths. 
520    Among the most important, but frequently neglected, 
       figures in the history of debates over skepticism is 
       Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE). His early dialogue, 
       Against the Academics, together with substantial material 
       from his other writings, constitutes a sustained attempt 
       to respond to the tradition of skepticism with which he 
       was familiar. This was the tradition of Academic 
       skepticism, which had its home in Plato's Academy and was 
       transmitted to the Roman world through the writings of 
       Cicero (106-43 BCE). Augustine and Academic Skepticism is 
       the first comprehensive treatment of Augustine's critique 
       of Academic skepticism. In clear and accessible prose, 
       Blake D. Dutton presents that critique as a serious work 
       of philosophy and engages with it precisely as such. While
       Dutton provides an extensive review of Academic skepticism
       and Augustine's encounter with it, his primary concern is 
       to articulate and evaluate Augustine's strategy to 
       discredit Academic skepticism as a philosophical practice 
       and vindicate the possibility of knowledge against the 
       Academic denial of that possibility. In doing so, he sheds
       considerable light on Augustine's views on philosophical 
       inquiry and the acquisition of knowledge. -- from dust 
588 0  Print version record. 
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600 00 Augustine,|cof Hippo, Saint,|d354-430|xPhilosophy. 
650  0 Skepticism. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
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       academic skepticism.|dIthaca ; London : Cornell University
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