By University Professor of Classics and Philosophy Brad Inwood, Jaap Mansfeld, Allen, Keimpe Algra, Professor of Ancient Philosophy Myles Burnyeat, Dorandi, Glucker, Emeritus Fellow of Somerville College Miriam Griffin, Hankinson, George Martin Lane Professo

Cicero's philosophical works are a wealthy resource for the knowledge of Hellenistic philosophy, and his educational Books are of serious significance for the research of old epistemology, in particular the principal debate among the tutorial sceptics and the Stoics. This quantity makes Cicero's difficult paintings obtainable to philosophers and historians of philosophy and represents the simplest present paintings in either fields.
The ten papers released listed here are the paintings of prime professionals from North the USA, England and Europe; they have been offered and mentioned on the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum at Utrecht, August 1995, and care for each element of the tutorial Books, historic, literary and philosophical.
Several papers make significant contributions to the knowledge of old scepticism and sceptical arguments, to the position of Socrates in later Greek concept, to the historical past of the Academy as an establishment, and to the philosophical stance of Cicero himself.

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76 Hirzel (1895) 513 n. 2. 22 M. GRIFFIN more popular and less learned than the Lucullus, and that the speaker Catulus in particular had concentrated on the history of philosophy. 77 Reid, while ignoring the order of names in Att. 1 (Tl4), also concluded from Att. 3 (Tl9) that Brutus replaced Lucullus. Unlike Hirzel, however, he suggested that Cato assumed the role of Hortensius as the defender of Antiochus in the Catulus and presented a general dogmatist view 'such as any cultivated man might sustain who had not definitely committed himself to sceptical principles'.

Occurrunt mihi quaedam. sed ea coram. l intexo, faciamque id crebrius. proximis enim tuis litteris primum te id non nolle cognovi. 6/7 July Cicero travelled to Tusculum from Arpinum. 10 July Att. 23-4 (SB 331-2) expresses anxiety about presenting the Academica to Varro. 12 July Tl9 Att. 3 (SB 333): Sed quid est tandem quod perhorrescas quia tuo periculo iubeam libros dari Varroni? etiam nunc si dubitas, fac ut sciamus. nihil est enim elegantius. volo Varronem, praesertim cum ille desideret; sed est, ut scis, 'oetvo~ &viJp· taxa KEV Kilt avaittov aitt6cpto'.

V cruv'ta~tv totam ad Varronem traduximus. primo fuit Catuli, Luculli, Hortensi; deinde quia napa 'tO npEnov videbatur, quod erat hominibus nota non ilia quidem tinatOEucr{a sed in his rebus a'tpl'llftro'tatoc; numquam me lacessisset; deinde quem ~TJAotunEiv

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