Synopses & Reviews
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxiii-xlv) and index.
Table of Contents
On the Nature of the Universe Reviser's Preface
ON THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE
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
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