Stoics vs Skeptics: is Knowledge even possible?

[image: a pomegranate… or is it?, Wikimedia]

The 2021 edition of Stoicon, the international conference for people interested in Stoic philosophy, has just concluded (online). I presented a somewhat provocative talk bearing the title of this article, just to stir the pot a bit. You see, Stoics (both ancient and modern) more than occasionally have a tendency to slide into dogmatism. And what better antidote for dogmatism than a bit of skepticism?



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