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[ahr-ses-uh-ley-uh s]
  1. 316–241 b.c., Greek philosopher.
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  • Seneca is of opinion, that he was suspected to be as much given to wine as Arcesilaus.

    Ebrietatis Encomium

    Boniface Oinophilus

  • The vase with the subject of Arcesilaus brought 1,050 francs.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things

    Edmund Fillingham King

  • As an instance of this, Hecaton calls the case of Arcesilaus silly, and not to the purpose.

  • The same thing, but not designed by him, despatched also the philosopher Arcesilaus.

  • Arcesilaus attacked especially their doctrine of the criterion of truth.