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Headword: Timôn
Adler number: tau,631
Translated headword: Timon
Vetting Status: high
From Phlius,[1] and himself a philosopher,[2] of the Pyrrhonic school, who wrote the so-called Silli or censures of philosophers in three books.
Greek Original:
Timôn, Phliasios, kai autos philosophos, tês Purrônos agôgês, ho grapsas tous kaloumenous Sillous êtoi psogous tôn philosophôn biblia g#.
Timon of Phlius (c.320-c.230 BCE), a skeptic philosopher and a pupil of Stilpo the Megarian (sigma 1114) and Pyrrho of Elis (pi 3238). See generally Gisela Striker in OCD(4) 1484, s.v. Timon(2).
The Silli were lampoons, some of which were directed against the dogmatic philosophers. See Diogenes Laertius 9.109-116, esp.111-112, and cf. sigma 410 and sigma 415.
[1] In the NE Peloponnese (Greece).
[2] cf. tau 630.
Nestle, W. 'Timon (13)' in RE 6A,2 cols.1301-1303
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; philosophy
Translated by: Tony Natoli on 19 February 2003@02:48:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 19 February 2003@03:08:57.
David Whitehead (more x-refs; more keywords; tweaking) on 13 January 2014@07:38:53.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 5 August 2014@08:08:49.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 January 2015@01:10:46.


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