Epicurus On Truth And Falsehood: Statements by Sextus Empiricus / Article By Brown

  • I am not confident that we should rely either on this writer or on Sextus Empiricus for a correct interpretation of Epicurus' views on "truth," but the material collected here is certainly something to consider, especially the paragraph where Sextus Empiricus is allegedly attempting to describe Epicurus' view on the subject. Full PDF is attached but I have clipped what appear to be the most relevant quotes. Most of the rest of the article is very complex speculation on the part of Bown.








    This post comes about, and is related to, this discussion here: References to Epicurus' Attitude Toward The "Place of the Sciences And Liberal Arts"

  • Also from the letter to Herodotus: