Ideas of Carneades, by Theme

[Greek, 214 - 129 BCE, Born at Cyrene, in North Africa. Head of the New Academy in Athens. Wrote nothing, but Clitomachus preserved his arguments.]

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 3. Philosophy Defined
Carneades' pinnacles of philosophy are the basis of knowledge (the criterion of truth) and the end of appetite (good)
9. Objects / F. Identity among Objects / 6. Identity between Objects
Carneades denied the transitivity of identity
22. Metaethics / A. Value / 2. Values / e. Self interest
Carneades said that after a shipwreck a wise man would seize the only plank by force