Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A name given to some ancient philosophers, who, without attaching themselves to any particular sect, took what they judged good and solid, from each. One Potamon, of Alexandria, who lived under Augustus and Tiberius, and who, weary of doubting of all things, with the Sceptics and Pyrrhonians, was the person who formed this sect.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Eclectics'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/e/eclectics.html. 1802.