Hegesinus of Pergamon


Hegesinus of Pergamon (Greek: Ἡγησίνους), was an Academic Skeptic philosopher from Pergamon. He was the successor of Evander and the immediate predecessor of Carneades as the leader (scholarch) of the Platonic Academy, and served for a period around 160 BC.[1] Nothing else is known about him.



  • K. Algra, J. Barnes, J. Mansfeld, M. Schofield, The Cambridge History of Hellenistic Philosophy. Pages 32–33. Cambridge University Press. (2005).
  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. {{cite encyclopedia}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)