Arcesilaus (Arkesilaus), c. 315 BC - c. 240 BC. Ancient Hellenistic thinker and head of the Platonic Academy who abandoned the dogmatic tradition and began the Academy's movement toward Skepticism. He launched a vigorous attack on Stoic epistemology.

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