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σκέψις , εως, , (σκέπτομαι)
A.viewing, perception by the senses, διὰ τῶν ὀμμάτων ς. Pl.Phd.83a; observation of auguries, Hdn.8.3.7.
II. examination, speculation, consideration, “τὸ εὕρημα πολλῆς σκέψιοςHp. VM4, cf. Pl.Alc.1.130d; βραχείας ς. Id.Tht.201a; ϝέμειν ς. take thought of a thing, v.l. in E.Hipp.1323; ἐνθεὶς τῇ τέχνῃ ς. Ar.Ra. 974; “ς. ποιεῖσθαιPl.Phdr.237d; “ς. προβέβληκαςId.Phlb.65d; “ς. λόγωνId.R.336e; ς. περί τινος inquiry into, speculation on a thing, Id.Grg.487e, etc.; “περί τιId.Lg.636d; “ἐπὶ σκέψιν τινὸς ἐλθεῖνX. Oec.6.13.
3. hesitation, doubt, esp. of the Sceptic or Pyrthonic philosophers, AP7.576 (Jul.); the Sceptic philosophy, S.E.P.1.5; οἱ ἀπὸ τῆς ς. the Sceptics, ib.229.
4. in politics, resolution, decree, “συνεδρίονHdn.4.3.9, cf. Poll.6.178.
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    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 974
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 1323
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    • Plato, Theaetetus, 201a
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 237d
    • Plato, Philebus, 65d
    • Plato, Gorgias, 487e
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    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 4
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