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The Roman philosopher's didactic poem in 6 parts, De Rerum Natura and#8212; On the Nature of Things and#8212; theorizes that natural causes are the forces behind earthly phenomena and dismisses divine intervention. Derived from the philosophical materialism of the Greeks, Lucretius' work remains the primary source for contemporary knowledge of Epicurean thought.

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ISBN:
9780486434469
Translator:
Leonard, William Ellery
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Translator:
Leonard, W. E.
Translator:
Leonard, William Ellery
Author:
Lucretius
Author:
Leonard, W. E.
Author:
Lucretius Carus, Titus
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
Didactic poetry, Latin
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Good & Evil
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Philosophical Classics
Series Volume:
Heft 72
Publication Date:
20040319
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.53 lb

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