On the Nature of Things
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On the Nature of Things

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by Lucretius, Ian Johnston, Ian Crowe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1935238760

ISBN-13: 9781935238768

Pub. Date: 05/28/2010

Publisher: Richer Resources Publications

With the passion of a true poet, Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99-ca. 55 B.C.E.) expounds the most coherent and eloquent system of materialism surviving from the ancient world. Lucretius discusses the motion of atoms, natural phenomena, sensation, free will, and the soul's relation to the body. As he believes death is final, Lucretius sees his teaching as a bulwark

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With the passion of a true poet, Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99-ca. 55 B.C.E.) expounds the most coherent and eloquent system of materialism surviving from the ancient world. Lucretius discusses the motion of atoms, natural phenomena, sensation, free will, and the soul's relation to the body. As he believes death is final, Lucretius sees his teaching as a bulwark against religious fears and prejudices. 310 pp.

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ISBN-13:
9781935238768
Publisher:
Richer Resources Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Pages:
329

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