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Lucretius and the modern world

Author: W R Johnson
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2000.
Series: Classical inter/faces.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lucretius' On the Nature of Things, provides a poetic exposition of the doctrines of the Greek atomist, Epicurus. This book offers a description of the poem, with special emphasis on its version of materialism and on its attempt to devise an ethical system that suits such a universe.
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Johnson, W.R. (Walter Ralph), 1933-
Lucretius and the modern world.
London : Duckworth, 2000
(OCoLC)606367847
Named Person: Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W R Johnson
ISBN: 0715628828 9780715628829
OCLC Number: 45183588
Description: x, 163 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Classical inter/faces.
Responsibility: W.R. Johnson.

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Lucretius' On the Nature of Things, provides a poetic exposition of the doctrines of the Greek atomist, Epicurus. This book offers a description of the poem, with special emphasis on its version of materialism and on its attempt to devise an ethical system that suits such a universe.

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