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Lucretius : poetry, philosophy, science

Author: Daryn Lehoux; A D Morrison; Alison Sharrock
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The volume unites the three aspects--poetry, philosophy, and science--found in Lucretius' 'De rerum natura'. With ten original essays and an analytical introduction, the volume aims not only to combine different approaches within single covers but to offer responses to the poem by experts from all three scholarly backgrounds--Adapted from the book jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daryn Lehoux; A D Morrison; Alison Sharrock
ISBN: 9780199605408 0199605408
OCLC Number: 853657129
Description: x, 326 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Piety, labour, and justice in Lucretius and Hesiod / Monica R. Gale --
The political epistemology of infinity / Duncan F. Kennedy --
Lucretius, Epicurus, and the logic of multiple explanations / R.J. Hankinson --
Nature, spontaneity, and voluntary action in Lucretius / Monte Ransome Johnson --
Seeing and unseeing, seen and unseen / Daryn Lehoux --
The poetic logic of negative exceptionalism in Lucretius, book five / Brooke Holmes --
Lucretius and the Epicurean attitude towards grief / David Konstan --
Nil igitur mors est ad nos? : Iphianassa, the Athenian plague, and Epicurean views on death / A.D. Morrison --
Lucretius and Ovid on Empedoclean cows and sheep / Myrto Garani --
(First- )Beginnings and (never- )endings in Lucan and Lucretius / K.M. Earnshaw.
Responsibility: edited by Daryn Lehoux, A.D. Morrison, and Alison Sharrock.
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