Pyrrho the Sceptic
IV/III Centuries BC
Founder of Scepticism. He is supposed to have
served in Alexander the Great's army in India,
and there to have met Hindu or Buddhist ascetics
who influenced his version of apatheia, "ataraxy".
His philosophy was of
considerable interest to some Russian Orthodox
thinkers of the XIX/XX Centuries, notably
Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
Return to St Pachomius Library.