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Aenesidemus Priyanka Sambi, Salma Sadaqat  & Kailesh Gulrajani
Main Theories <ul><li>Pyrrhoneia was his most important and contained four main points: </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for skep...
Main Theories Continued... <ul><li>Also wrote the Ten Troupes </li></ul><ul><li>Developed to strengthen the cause of scept...
Issues with Knowledge <ul><li>Disagreed with Plato’s Academy claiming that it was “stoics in conflict with stoics”  </li><...
Rationalist   <ul><li>Theories were mainly based on factual findings and reason </li></ul><ul><li>Believed to be a student...
Responding To? Different From? <ul><li>Different approach to philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Revived some of Plato’s ideas  <...
Vocabulary <ul><li>The Ten Tropes </li></ul><ul><li>Different animals manifest different modes of perception </li></ul><ul...
Aenesidemus <ul><li>The founder of Pyrrhonian Skepticism </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Aenesidemus Priyanka Sambi, Salma Sadaqat & Kailesh Gulrajani
  2. 2. Main Theories <ul><li>Pyrrhoneia was his most important and contained four main points: </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for skepticism and doubt </li></ul><ul><li>Attack on casualty and truth </li></ul><ul><li>Physical theory </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical theory </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Theories Continued... <ul><li>Also wrote the Ten Troupes </li></ul><ul><li>Developed to strengthen the cause of scepticism </li></ul><ul><li>Stated that judgement must be withheld on any issue </li></ul>
  4. 4. Issues with Knowledge <ul><li>Disagreed with Plato’s Academy claiming that it was “stoics in conflict with stoics” </li></ul><ul><li>In resolution he formed his own school: Pyrrho </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the fact that there should be no optimism to epistemology and that one should “determine nothing” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rationalist <ul><li>Theories were mainly based on factual findings and reason </li></ul><ul><li>Believed to be a student of Plato’s who as well was a rationalist </li></ul>
  6. 6. Responding To? Different From? <ul><li>Different approach to philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Revived some of Plato’s ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Created his school to voice his views which differed immensely to the stoics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Vocabulary <ul><li>The Ten Tropes </li></ul><ul><li>Different animals manifest different modes of perception </li></ul><ul><li>Similar differences are seen among different men </li></ul><ul><li>Even for the same man, sense-given data are self-contradictory </li></ul><ul><li>Vary from time to time with physical changes </li></ul><ul><li>Physical changes according to local relations </li></ul><ul><li>Objects are known only indirectly through the medium of air, moisture </li></ul><ul><li>Are in a condition of perpetual change in color, temperature, size and motion </li></ul><ul><li>All perceptions are relative and interact one upon another </li></ul><ul><li>Our impressions become less deep by repetition and custo m </li></ul><ul><li>All men are brought up with different beliefs, under differe nt laws and social conditions </li></ul>
  8. 8. Aenesidemus <ul><li>The founder of Pyrrhonian Skepticism </li></ul>
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