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Lucretius on the nature of the universe

Author: Titus Lucretius Carus; R E Latham
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1951, 1977 printing.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the Nature of the Universe offers us a great poet's interpretation of Epicurean science and philosophy.
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Lucretius Carus, Titus.
Lucretius on the nature of the universe.
Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1951, 1977 printing
(OCoLC)741712382
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Titus Lucretius Carus; R E Latham
ISBN: 0140440186 9780140440188
OCLC Number: 5044273
Description: 264 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Matter and space --
Movements and shapes of atoms --
Life and mind --
Sensation and sex --
Cosmology and sociology --
Meteorology and geology.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: De rerum natura.
On the nature of the universe
Responsibility: translated and introduced by R.E. Latham.

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A modern prose translation of Lucretius' work appealing to a disillusioned age to take comfort from the sanity of science. Bibliogs.  Read more...

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