more from Pyrrho

Single Idea 1804

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 1. Relativism]

Full Idea

Fourth mode: perceivers vary in their mental and physical state (such as the mad and the sick).

Gist of Idea

Perception varies with madness or disease (Mode 4)


report of Pyrrho (reports [c.325 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 09.Py.9

Book Reference

Diogenes Laertius: 'Diogenes Laertius', ed/tr. Yonge,C.D. [Henry G. Bohn 1853], p.410