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Author Zerba, Michelle, 1953-
Title Doubt and skepticism in antiquity and the Renaissance [electronic resource] / Michelle Zerba.
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  BD215 .Z47 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (x, 260 p.) :
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Farewell the tranquil mind": tragic doubt in Homer's Iliad, Sophocles' Philoctetes, and Shakespeare's Othello -- Comic skepticism and polytropic strategies in Homer's Odyssey, Aristophanes' Women of the Thesmophoria, and Shakespeare's As you like it -- Skepticism, politics, and rhetoric in the works of Cicero, Machiavelli, and Montaigne.
Subject Belief and doubt -- History.
Skepticism -- History.
Related To Print version: Zerba, Michelle,. Doubt and skepticism in antiquity and the Renaissance. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012. 9781107024656 110702465X (DLC) 2012009157
ISBN 1139528742 (electronic bk.)
9781139528740 (electronic bk.)
9781107024656 (hardback)
110702465X (hardback)