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Carneades

[kahr-nee-uh-deez]
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noun
  1. 214?–129? b.c., Greek philosopher.
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Historical Examples

  • So Arcesilas may be supposed to have said, and so Carneades laid down the law.

    The Life of Cicero

    Anthony Trollope

  • Cicero repeated his reasoning, and tells us it had been also employed by Carneades, De Nat.

    Theism

    Robert Flint

  • Carneades is usually considered the greatest of the Academic Sceptics.

  • But the contrary doctrine of Carneades and the Sophists would not down.

    Concerning Justice

    Lucilius A. Emery

  • But how will you get rid of the objections which Carneades made?

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations

    Marcus Tullius Cicero