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Headword: *)efektikoi/
Adler number: epsilon,3853
Translated headword: suspenders of judgment, practitioners of suspended judgement, sceptics
Vetting Status: high
Certain philosophers.[1] [They were so called] from the fact that they suspended judgment concerning [some] matters and taught that conviction could not be reached [in these cases].
Greek Original:
*)efektikoi/: filo/sofoi/ tines. para\ to\ e)pe/xein peri\ tw=n pragma/twn kai\ dogmati/zein au)ta\ a)kata/lhpta.
Diogenes Laertius, preface 16
[1] The Pyrrhonists or Sceptics (see pi 3241 and omicron 802).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 July 2003@15:42:56.
Vetted by:
Marcelo Boeri (Added note and headword.) on 26 July 2003@22:57:19.
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation) on 28 July 2003@03:47:33.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 3 January 2005@09:20:32.
David Whitehead on 18 November 2012@08:16:01.


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