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...Desmaizeaux, Pierre Pierre Desmaizeaux (or Des Maizeaux) was born in France and died on 11 July 1745. He was the son of a Protestant minister whose family took refuge in Switzerland when the Edict of Nantes was revoked. He studied...
...Dodwell, Henry, the younger Eldest son of the nonjuror Henry Dodwell the elder, Henry junior was born at Shottesbrooke, Berkshire. He attended Magdalen College, Oxford. Receiving his BA in 1726, he then studied law in the Temple...

Ibn Al-Rawandi (d. c. 910)

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Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. He is the author and editor of books on Islamic philosophy and philosophy in general. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...ibn al-Rawandi Very little is known definitively about Ibn al-Rawandi; even his name is a matter of dispute. He was presumably born in Rawand, near Isfahan, and seems to have spent most of his life in Baghdad. In his earlier years there he...
...Richard H. Popkin was born on 27 December 1923 in Bronx, New York. Both parents were emancipated Jews who were born in the United States of immigrant parents from a village near Vilna, Lithuania. Popkin attended high school during 1937–40...

Living the Pyrrhonian Way

Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...An earlier version was read to a symposium on my own work at the University of Liverpool in September 2010: I am grateful to my auditors, especially Sam Clark, Daniel Hill, Michael McGhee, John Skorupski, and Panayiota Vassilopoulou.What...
...Baxter, Richard Glanvill, Joseph Joseph Glanvill was born in Plymouth and died in Bath on 4 November 1680. He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford 1652–5, where he received a BA in 1655, and at Lincoln College, Oxford, where he...
...Robert Green Ingersoll, “The Great Agnostic,” was born on 11 August 1833 in Dresden, New York. He died on 21 July 1899 in Dobbs Ferry-on-Hudson, New York. He was the youngest son of an indifferently successful evangelical minister...
...Stroud, Barry Barry Stroud was born on 18 May 1935 in Toronto, Canada. He received his BA from the University of Toronto and his PhD from Harvard University in 1962. He joined the philosophy department at the University of California...
...François Bonneau was born in or near Bordeaux on 25 April 1621 and died in Bordeaux on 20 August 1675. He belonged to Saint-Émilion Ambarès a landed family from the Saint-Émilionnais region, the estates of which had been divided between two...
...Salomon Maimon was born in Sukoviborg (Lithuania) as Shlomo ben Yehoshua in 1753 and died in Nieder-Siegersdorf (Lower Silesia) on 22 November 1800. Having been educated in the Talmud, he studied Cabala and was attracted by early Hasidism...