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Cicero's philosophical works are a wealthy resource for the certainty of Hellenistic philosophy, and his educational Books are of severe value for the research of historic epistemology, specially the relevant debate among the tutorial sceptics and the Stoics. This quantity makes Cicero's hard paintings obtainable to philosophers and historians of philosophy and represents the simplest present paintings in either fields.
The ten papers released listed below are the paintings of prime experts from North the USA, England and Europe; they have been awarded and mentioned on the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum at Utrecht, August 1995, and take care of each element of the educational Books, ancient, literary and philosophical.
Several papers make significant contributions to the certainty of historical scepticism and sceptical arguments, to the function of Socrates in later Greek idea, to the background of the Academy as an establishment, and to the philosophical stance of Cicero himself.

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1 (T14). 3 (T16) of the Varro edition, the expression is clearly not a title but a brief description or nickname. 5 (T16). Certainly the latter is a neuter plural and could be read as parallel to 'Stoica', 'Epicurea', '1tEpt1tiX'tTJttKa', which occur shortly before, and indeed, as Plasberg (1922) x pointed out, to 'Antiochia' two sentences later: that is, A cademi ca could be translated as 'this Academic material', or as Plasberg puts it, 'non libros dicit sed res'. 8 'in Academicis nostris' and the phrase 'in Academicis' in Tim.

80 As Levy (1992) 187 rightly points out (though in aid of his own idea that Cato took over the role of Lucullus). 81 Levy (1992) 191. 82 Levy (1992) 187. 83 In fact Levy's solution, though ingenious, is highly problematic because it would mean that Cicero made of Brutus, who believed in Antiochian philosophy, a less serious expounder of it than Cato, who was a confirmed Stoic. Another solution would be to accept the obvious inferences from Att. e. that Cato was substituted for Catulus and Brutus f9r Lucullus.

G. F. Powell, 'List of Cicero's Philosophical Works', in Powell ( 1995) xiii-xvii. Reid (1885): J. S. Reid, ed. , M. Tulli Ciceronis Academica, London 1885, repr. Hildesheim etc. 1966, 1984. Shackleton Bailey ( 1966): D. R. Shackleton Bailey, ed. , Cicero's Letters to Atticus, Vol. V (Books XI-XIII), Cambridge 1966. Schofield (1986): M. Schofield, 'Cicero for and against divination', Journal of Roman Studies 76 (1986) 47-65. Steinmetz (1989): P. Steinmetz, 'Beobachtungen zu Ciceros philosophischem Standpunkt', in W.

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