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Skepticism: A Simpleton's Guide To An Unduly-Optimistic World By Ellen Mueller
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Have you ever been criticized for being "skeptical," but have had no idea what "skepticism" truly means? Do you know someone who would make an excellent “skeptic” but... More > is having difficulties finding his or her footing? You happen to be in luck! SKEPTICISM: A Simpleton's Guide To An Unduly-Optimistic World is the perfect companion for anyone who may be either beginning or thinking about starting the skeptic’s journey. From proper exercises and breathing to a history of notable skeptics, this book will help you or someone you love learn how to become a part of “Team Skepticism.” “Mueller presents the ideology behind skepticism with witty commentary and lively illustrations—my favorite of which is a sweet image of a cat head.” –R. Fladry, Tampa, FL "This book introduces major themes and ideas of skepticism… [and] lapses into a kind of giddy true-believer mode…. I recommend it to all simpletons who yearn to become skeptics or artists!" –B. Nickels, Ph.D.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 4: The Sceptics By Diogenes Laërtius et al.
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A sextet of sceptic texts has been collected in Stoic Six Pack 4 – The Sceptics: Pyrrhonic Sketches by Sextus Empiricus, Life of Pyrrho by Diogenes Laërtius, Sextus Empiricus and Greek... More > Scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick, The Greek Sceptics: from Pyrrho to Sextus by Norman MacColl, Stoics and Sceptics by Edwyn Bevan and Life of Carneades by Diogenes Laërtius. A key concept for the sceptics was ataraxia ("tranquility"), a Greek term used by Pyrrho to describe a lucid state of robust tranquility, characterized by ongoing freedom from distress and worry. By applying ideas of what he called "practical skepticism" to Ethics and to life in general, Pyrrho concluded that ataraxia could be achieved. Arriving at a state of ataraxia became the ultimate goal of the early Skeptikoi.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 4: The Sceptics By Diogenes Laërtius et al.
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A sextet of sceptic texts has been collected in Stoic Six Pack 4 – The Sceptics: Pyrrhonic Sketches by Sextus Empiricus, Life of Pyrrho by Diogenes Laërtius, Sextus Empiricus and Greek... More > Scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick, The Greek Sceptics: from Pyrrho to Sextus by Norman MacColl Stoics and Sceptics by Edwyn Bevan and Life of Carneades by Diogenes Laërtius.< Less