meaning of Carneades

Carneades meaning in Names Dictionary

Name of a philosopher.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male

Carneades meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(c. 215-125 B.C.) the absolute most prominent head of center Academy and opponent of Stoics. His most noteworthy share to viewpoint consisted in doctrine of reasonable probabilism as a basis of scepticism. -- R.B.W.

Sentence Examples with the word Carneades

His powerful reasoning excited among the Roman youth an enthusiasm for philosophical speculations, and the elder Cato insisted on Carneades and his companions being dismissed from the city.

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