Definition of Sceptics

1. Noun. (plural of sceptic) ¹



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Definition of Sceptics

1. sceptic [n] - See also: sceptic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sceptics

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Literary usage of Sceptics

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1. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1903)
"«carpo. I wmj pnt to the «carpine«. Kl.\u»J.*Y. (fulmini Bol chap. Til. sceptics, t.». men of thought, searchers or examiners ..."

2. History of Philosophy by William Turner (1903)
"CHAPTER XV THE sceptics Sources. Pyrrho, the chief Sceptic of this period, left no writings. Of the writings of his earlier followers very few fragments ..."

3. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"Meanwhile, the rationalist tendencies of the Church rendered it little obnoxious to sceptics. The more intellectual infidels would have had little pleasure ..."

4. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"The ablest sceptics of the last half of the century were either conservatives or, at any rate, opposed to the revolutionary movement. ..."

5. The History of Rome by Livy (1835)
"Sextus, a physician of the third century (the date at which he flourished is not known with precision), systematised all that the earlier sceptics had put ..."

6. History of the Inductive Sciences: From the Earliest to the Present Times by William. Whewell (1837)
"Indistinctness of Ideas shown by sceptics,—The same unsteadiness of ideas which prevents men from obtaining clear views, and steady and just convictions, ..."

7. The History of Ancient Philosophy by Heinrich Ritter, Alexander James William Morrison (1846)
"... the arguments of the sceptics under these ten heads, affords a slight clue to guide us in tracing the progressive development of the Sceptical school, ..."

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