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On the Nature of the Universe (Penguin Classics)

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Synopsis:

This is regarded as a seminal text of Epicurean science and philosophy. With a new introduction and commentary and a revised translation, this edition acknowledges advances in textual research and also provides more background information for the reader.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxiii-xlv) and index.

Table of Contents

On the Nature of the Universe Reviser's Preface

Introduction

Bibliography

ON THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE

Synopsis

Book One: Matter and Space Book Two: Movements and Shapes of Atoms

Book Three: Life and Mind

Book Four: Sensation and Sex

Book Five: Cosmology and Sociology

Book Six: Meteorology and Geology

Notes

Appendix A: The Prelude to the Poem

Appendix B: Memmius

Appendix C: Smallest Parts

Appendix D: The Text

Appendix E: The Ending of the Poem

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140446104
Translator:
Latham, R. E.
Introduction:
Godwin, John
Translator:
Latham, R. E.
Introduction:
Godwin, John
Author:
Lucretius Carus, Titus
Author:
Latham, Ronald
Author:
Godwin, John
Author:
Latham, Ronald E.
Author:
Lucretius
Author:
Godwin, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Didactic poetry, Latin
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient -- Poetry.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
No. 3309g
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.82x5.07x.80 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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