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The Nature of the Gods (World's Classics)

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Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest and more generous appreciation, in part because they provide vital evidence of the views of the (largely lost) Greek philosophers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light they cast on the intellectual life of first-century Rome. The Nature of the Gods is a central document in this area, for it presents a detailed account of the theologies of the Epicureans and of the Stoics, together with the critical objections to these doctrines raised by the Academic school.

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In the OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS series. Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest, in part because he provides evidence of the views of the Greek philosphers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light he casts on the intellectual life of first century Rome. Using the 1997 Clarendon text translated by P G Walsh.

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Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest and more generous appreciation, in part because they provide vital evidence of the views of the (largely lost) Greek philosophers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light they cast on the intellectual life of first-century Rome. The Nature of the Gods is a central document in this area, for it presents a detailed account of the theologies of the Epicureans and of the Stoics, together with the critical objections to these doctrines raised by the Academic school.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192825117
Introduction:
Walsh, P. G.
Author:
Walsh, P. G.
Translator:
Walsh, P. G.
Introduction:
Walsh, P. G.
Author:
Walsh, P. G.
Author:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Author:
null, P. G.
Author:
Cicero
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Antiquities & Archaeology
Subject:
Gods, Greek
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Classical Studies | Ancient Philosophy
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Cla
Subject:
ssical Studies | Ancient Philosophy
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
19980723
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 color and 48 b/w plates
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
5 x 7.7 x 0.6 in 0.45 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In the OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS series. Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest, in part because he provides evidence of the views of the Greek philosphers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light he casts on the intellectual life of first century Rome. Using the 1997 Clarendon text translated by P G Walsh.
"Synopsis" by , Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest and more generous appreciation, in part because they provide vital evidence of the views of the (largely lost) Greek philosophers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light they cast on the intellectual life of first-century Rome. The Nature of the Gods is a central document in this area, for it presents a detailed account of the theologies of the Epicureans and of the Stoics, together with the critical objections to these doctrines raised by the Academic school.
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