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The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Philosophy,
  • Epistemology,
  • Greek Philosophy,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Cyrenaics (Greek philosophy),
  • History,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749034M
    ISBN 100521622077
    ISBN 109780521622073


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The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School by Voula Tsouna Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Cyrenaics were a Hellenistic Greek philosophic 4/5(5). The Cyrenaic school was a fourth-century BC philosophical movement, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek Scepticism.

In ethics, Cyrenaic hedonism can be seen as one of many attempts made by the associates of Socrates and their followers to endorse his ethical outlook and to explore the implications of his method. "Tsouna's study of the epistemology of the Cyrenaic school is certainly a valuable asset for the scholarship on Hellenistic philosophy and ses a standard of excellence of philological expertise and Classical World "Tsouna provides a welcome addition to the sparse bibliography on a philosophical school that claimed a Socratic pedigree and was.

Get this from a library. The epistemology of the Cyrenaic school. [Voula Tsouna-McKirahan] -- The Cyrenaic school was a fourth-century BC philosophical movement, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek scepticism.

In ethics, Cyrenaic hedonism can be seen as one of many attempts. The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School Voula Tsouna This book reconstructs the Cyrenaic theory of knowledge, explains how it depends on Cyrenaic hedonism, locates it in the context of ancient debates and discusses its connections with modern and contemporary views on knowledge.

The Cyrenaics were a Hellenistic Greek philosophical school of the fourth century BC, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek skepticism.

There are further links with modern philosophy as well. This book reconstructs the Cyrenaic theory of Author: Voula Tsouna. The Cyrenaic school was a fourth-centurybc philosophical move-ment, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek scepti-cism. In ethics, Cyrenaic hedonism can be seen as one of many attempts made by the associates of Socrates and their followers to endorse his ethical outlook and to explore the implications of his method.

The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School by Voula Tsouna; 2 editions; First published in There are further links with modern philosophy as well. This book reconstructs the Cyrenaic theory of knowledge, explains how it depends on Cyrenaic hedonism, locates it in the context of ancient debates and discusses its connections with modern and contemporary views on knowledge.

The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School (Hardcover). Book Review | July 01 The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School Voula Tsouna, The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xix, R. Dancy. Dancy Search for other works by this author on: Author: R.

Dancy. The Epistemology Of The Cyrenaic School - Voula Tsouna DOWNLOAD HERE. The Cyrenaic school was a fourth-century BC philosophical movement, related both to. Cyrenaic, adherent of a Greek school of moral philosophy, active around the turn of the 3rd century bc, which held that the pleasure of the moment is the criterion of goodness and that the good life consists in The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School book manipulating situations with a view to their hedonistic (or pleasure-producing) utility.

The school was called Cyrenaic because Cyrene in North Africa was the centre of its. In epistemology, the Cyrenaics say that we have knowledge of our own affections (pathê), which are private to the percipient, but not of the external objects that cause them.

Zilioli's ambitious study is the first book-length treatment in English of the Cyeranics' philosophy as a whole, covering the school's history, metaphysics, epistemology. The best introductory accounts currently available of Aristippus, the Cyrenaic school’s late fifth/early fourth-century founder, and of Cyrenaicism generally, are those provided by the author of the present monograph in two recently published encyclopedias.

1 But her enterprise in The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School (= ECS) is far more adventurous. - The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School Voula Tsouna Excerpt More information. tithasbeenforme,partlybecauseIapproached the material with the eye of someone interested in epistemology, not only in its history, and partly because I found, and still find, the.

The Cyrenaic school was a fourth-century BC philosophical movement, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek Scepticism. In ethics, Cyrenaic hedonism can be seen as one of many attempts made by the associates of Socrates and their followers to endorse his ethical outlook and to explore the implications of his method.

In epistemology, there are close philosophical links between the. Epistemologies are theories about human knowledge. But humans have two main sources of knowledge: their mind and their body.

Therefore, I would argue that we can divide epistemologies according to whether someone accepts the knowledge of the mind. Finally, the book offers a reconstruction of Cyrenaic philosophy and shows how the ethical side of their speculation connected with the epistemology and ontology they endorsed and that, as a result, the Cyrenaics were able to offer a quite sophisticated philosophy.

The Cyrenaics were a Hellenistic Greek philosophical school of the fourth century BC, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek skepticism. There are further links with modern philosophy as well. This book reconstructs the Cyrenaic theory of knowledge, explains how it depends on Cyrenaic hedonism, locates it in the context of ancient debates and discusses its connections with modern.

Tsouna's book is an attempt to reconstruct the epistemological doctrine of the school by a meticulous examination of all the available evidence. It is an admirably clear and thorough study, exploring every detail of the Cyrenaic account of the affections to establish the meaning of their main thesis, as well.

My second book The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, ) is an interpretation of the epistemology of the Cyrenaics, a Socratic school active in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

I argue that the subjectivism of this school in some ways pre-announces modern positions and that its scepticism. The Cyrenaic School of Philosophy, so called from the city of Cyrene, in which it was founded, flourished from about to about B.C., and had for its most distinctive tenet Hedonism, or the doctrine that pleasure is the chief good.

The school is generally said to derive its doctrines from Socrates on the one hand and from the sophist, Protagoras, on the other. Epistemology, the philosophical study of the nature, origin, and limits of human term is derived from the Greek epistēmē (“knowledge”) and logos (“reason”), and accordingly the field is sometimes referred to as the theory of knowledge.

Epistemology has a long history within Western philosophy, beginning with the ancient Greeks and continuing to the present. The second part and focus of the chapter discusses the Cyrenaic epistemological ideas that serve Cyrenaic ethics.

(Lampe here builds on Voula Tsouna's seminal The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School.) Fundamental to Cyrenaic epistemology is a distinction between. Voula Tsouna-McKirahan is the author of The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Ethics of Philod /5(8).

The Cyrenaic school of philosophy (named after its founder Aristippus' native city of Cyrene in North Africa) flourished in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE and whose importance was much recognized in ancient times.

Ugo Zilioli's book provides the first book-length introduction to the school in English. The second part and focus of the chapter discusses the Cyrenaic epistemological ideas that serve Cyrenaic ethics. (Lampe here builds on Voula Tsouna's seminal work The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School.) Fundamental to Cyrenaic epistemology is a distinction between File Size: KB.

The Cyrenaic school of philosophy (named after its founder Aristippus' native city of Cyrene in North Africa) flourished in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE and whose importance was much recognized in ancient times.

Ugo Zilioli's book provides the first book Pages: The book offers a detailed reconstruction of the ethical doctrines of both the Cyrenaics of the first generation (such as Aristippus the Elder, his daughter Arete, her son Aristippus the Younger) and the Cyrenaics of the later sects (such as Anniceris, Hegesias, Theodorus the Godless).

(The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School, Cambridge Author: Ugo Zilioli. The Cyrenaic School of Philosophy, so called from the city of Cyrene, in which it was founded, flourished from about to about B.C., and had for its most distinctive tenet Hedonism, or the doctrine that pleasure is the chief good.

The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School. Voula Tsouna-McKirahan - - Cambridge University Press. details The Cyrenaic school was a fourth-century BC philosophical movement, related both to the Socratic tradition and to Greek Scepticism.

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For anyone interested in the Cyrenaic School this is a must. It is much more than a complement to "The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School" by Voula Tsouna (another great book by the way).

This is the DEFINITIVE book about the Cyrenaics.5/5(4). The founder of the Cyrenaic school was Aristippus, who was a disciple of Socrates.

He was born in Cyrene (hint: the School was named after Aristippus’ birthplace) in BC, and died in Athens in BC. Aristippus’ philosophy, while a bit simplistic, is actually one that many. The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Alternatively, you can also download the PDF file directly to your computer, from where it can be opened using a PDF reader. Full Text: PDF ISSN Gnosis (Online). Request PDF | The cyrenaics | The Cyrenaic school of philosophy (named after its founder Aristippus' native city of Cyrene in North Africa) flourished in the fifth and fourth | Find, read and.

epistemology (ĬpĬs´təmŏl´əjē) [Gr.,=knowledge or science], the branch of philosophy that is directed toward theories of the sources, nature, and limits of knowledge. Since the 17th cent. epistemology has been one of the fundamental themes of philosophers, who were necessarily obliged to coordinate the theory of knowledge with developing scientific thought.

Finally, this book offers a reconstruction of Cyrenaic philosophy and shows how the ethical side of their speculation connected with the epistemology and ontology they endorsed and that, as a result, the Cyrenaics were able to offer a quite sophisticated philosophy.Cyrenaics (sīrĭnā`ĭks, sĭ–), one of the minor schools of Greek philosophy, flourishing in the late 4th and early 3d cent.

B.C. Cyrenaic philosophy taught that present individual pleasure is the highest is thus an early version of hedonism hedonism [Gr.,=pleasure], the doctrine that holds that pleasure is the highest good. Ancient hedonism expressed itself in two ways: the cruder.Epistemology (Theory of Knowledge) • V.

Tsouna, The Epistemology of the Cyrenaic School (Cambridge: ). • U. Zilioli, The Cyrenaics (Durham: ). Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Cyrenaics What an amazing introduction to this school of thought.