Scepticism successfully humiliates the proud reason of dogmatists
by unmasking their characteristic utterances as ungrounded protests, possibly made in bad faith.
37) In this passage the Dogmatists
Sextus is referring to are the Stoics.
I confess that I find Popper's epistemology more convincing than either the verificationists and conventionalists, on the one hand, or the dogmatists
, on the other hand.
Finally, it is observed that this stow of dogmatists
versus sceptics corresponds to Kant's conception of his predecessors.
The idea of an "absolute and invincible rationality," as he puts it, is one treated more amicably by dogmatists
than by the humanists he accuses of cherishing it.
My next point of contrast between Descartes and the skeptical tradition, or better, my next two points, or next point and a corollary, concern the skeptics' opposition to dogmatists
Those who copy Fido must be dogmatists
, categorists, absolutists, "know-alls".
of reason has not been carried out, most men will be dogmatists
Sextus goes on in the same chapter to say that even if he does bring logoi against the phenomena, it is only to exhibit the rashness of the dogmatists
by showing how deceptive the logos can be.
91) According to Fichte, the methodological attitude of the Kantian transcendental critic is open to both dogmatists
and idealists (although only idealists will be able to follow through on it consistently).
This recognition appears in Hatherley's frank admiration for the "superb mini-city" (221) of Leicester University, a near-elegiac description of Edinburgh, and a fulsome appreciation of post-blitz Coventry: "The real dogmatists
are those who would dismiss the city simply because it (was) new.
Should we be a party of brilliant dogmatists
, argufiers, and protesters, or are we meant to be trying to be a party of government?