Francisco Sanchez (Sanches), c. 1550-1623. Early modern skeptical thinker and medical writer, who worked in Toulouse but had been born in Portugal. He attacked both the Platonic and Aristotelian theories of knowledge. Sanchez's most important work is the epistemological Quod Nihil Scitur (That Nothing Is Known).
Description: Francisco Sanchez (Sanches), c. 1550-1623. Early modern skeptical thinker and medical writer, who worked in Toulouse but had been born in Portugal. He attacked both the Platonic and Aristotelian theories of knowledge. Sanchez''s most important work is the epistemological Quod Nihil Scitur (That Nothing Is Known).