Definition of Skeptics

1. Noun. (plural of skeptic) ¹



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Definition of Skeptics

1. skeptic [n] - See also: skeptic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeptics

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skeptics (current term)
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Literary usage of Skeptics

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1. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"Indistinctness of Ideas shown by skeptics.—The same unsteadiness of ideas which prevents men from obtaining clear views, and steady and just convictions, ..."

2. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"Such skeptics are themselves men of indistinct views, for they could not otherwise avoid assenting to the demonstrated truths of science; and, ..."

3. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1859)
"Indistinctness of Ideas shown by skeptics.—The same unsteadiness of ideas which prevents ... and mny thus make them skeptics with regard to all knowledge. ..."

4. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1858)
"Indistinctness of Ideas shown by skeptics.—The same unsteadiness of ideas which prevents men from obtaining clear views, and steady and just convictions, ..."

5. Philosophy and Theology: Being the First Edinburgh University Gifford Lectures by James Hutchison Stirling (1890)
"The Sects—The skeptics—The Epicureans—Epicurus—Leucippus and Democritus—Aristotle, ... The skeptics, for example, knew nothing—neither a ica\6v nor an ..."

6. A History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg, George Sylvester Morris, Henry Boynton Smith, Noah Porter, Vincenzo Botta (1891)
"FROM THE SOPHISTS TO THE STOICS, EPICUREANS, AND skeptics. § 26. To th« Second Period of Greek Philosophy belong, 1) the Sophists, 2) Socrates, ..."

7. The Critical Review of Theological & Philosophical Literature by Stewart Dingwall Fordyce Salmond (1894)
"MK OWEN'S previous volume on the Italian skeptics would have been ... Of Montaigne and Pascal (both skeptics in Mr Owen's sense of the term) there is ..."

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