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On the Nature of Things

Lucretius Carus, Titus

(Book - 2003)
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This text is a translation of Lucretius' poem which adheres faithfully to the text, yet with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas and includes introduction, notes, and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced to use throughout the poem.

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Publisher: Newburyport, MA : Focus Pub., [c2003]
ISBN: 9780941051217
0941051218
Branch Call Number: 871 L942oen 2003
Characteristics: xxxiv, 219 p. ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Englert, Walter G.

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As an Epicurean, Lucretius argues with philosophic clarity and poetic power "against fear of the gods by demonstrating through observations and logical argument that the operations of the world can be accounted for entirely in terms of natural phenomena, the regular but purposeless motions a... Read More »

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As an Epicurean, Lucretius argues with philosophic clarity and poetic power "against fear of the gods by demonstrating through observations and logical argument that the operations of the world can be accounted for entirely in terms of natural phenomena, the regular but purposeless motions a... Read More »


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As an Epicurean, Lucretius argues with philosophic clarity and poetic power "against fear of the gods by demonstrating through observations and logical argument that the operations of the world can be accounted for entirely in terms of natural phenomena, the regular but purposeless motions and interactions of tiny atoms in empty space, instead of in terms of the will of the gods." (First century B.C.)

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