Modern science and theology – (Part 1) “pre-Socratic Greek philosophers had reached, 25 centuries ago, the basic principles governing the logic of modern natural science”

Here we present the excellent scientific paper “Invisible world and modern physics: Modern science and theology“, by Theodossiou, E., Manimanis, V.N., Danezis, E. Continue reading “Modern science and theology – (Part 1) “pre-Socratic Greek philosophers had reached, 25 centuries ago, the basic principles governing the logic of modern natural science””

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Ancient Skepticism (Part 5 – End)

4.4 Sextus Empiricus

Sextus’ (ca. 160–210 CE) epithet, Empiricus, indicates that he—at least at some point in his life—belonged to the empiricists, a medical school (on the relationship between medicine and skeptical therapeutic argument, cf. Voelke 1990; cf. Svavarson 2014 for a brief conspectus of Sextus’ philosophy). The empiricist medical school argued against rationalistic tendencies in medicine (Frede 1990; Allen 2010). Rationalism in medicine aims to give causal explanations as a basis for therapies. Continue reading “Ancient Skepticism (Part 5 – End)”

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