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Lucretius, in full Titus Lucretius Carus, (flourished 1st century bce), Latin poet and philosopher known for his single, long poem, De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things).The poem is the fullest extant statement of the physical theory of the Greek philosopher also alludes to his ethical and logical doctrines.

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Bibliography was published in Lucretius and the Transpadanes on page Lucretius divided his argument into six books, beginning each with a highly polished introduction.

Books I and II establish the main principles of the atomic universe, refute the rival theories of the pre-Socratic cosmic philosophers Heracleitus, Empedocles, and Anaxagoras, and covertly attack the Stoics, a school of moralists rivaling that of Epicurus.

The title and the subtitle of the book are explained in the author's preface. "The Swerve" refers to a key conception in the ancient atomistic theories according to which atoms moving through the void are subject to bibliography of Lucretuis.

book while falling straight through the void, they are sometimes subject to a slight, unpredictable swerve. Author: Lucretius File Size: MB Format: PDF, Mobi Download: Read: Download» The third book of Lucretius' great poem on the workings of the universe is devoted entirely to expounding the implications of Epicurus' dictum that death does not matter, 'is nothing to us'.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device s: 4. Introduction. Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus, b. 94–d. 55 or 51 BCE) was one of the most important Latin poets of was a predecessor of Virgil, who was profoundly influenced by him.

His only known work is his poem De rerum natura (On the nature of the universe, or On the nature of things; frequently referred to as DRN), a didactic work of six books in epic hexameter verse.

Summary: Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 – 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. He is author of the Latin epic poem De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things), comprised of six books in hexameter verse that address topics in Epicurean philosophy, including the atomic theory, the nature of the gods, freewill and determinism, the nature of mind and soul, sensation and thought, cosmogony, how.

Genre/Form: Bibliography Bibliographie: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gordon, Cosmo Alexander. Bibliography of Lucretius. London, Hart-Davis, Author: Titus Lucretius Carus File Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi Download: Read: Download» Book IV of Lucretius' great philosophical poem deals mainly with the psychology of sensation and thought.

The heart of this book is a new text, incorporating the latest scholarship on the text of Lucretius, with a clear prose. By Lucretius Written 50 B.C.E Translated by William Ellery Leonard: Table of Contents Book I: Proem Mother of Rome, delight of Gods and men, Dear Venus that beneath the gliding stars Makest to teem the many-voyaged main And fruitful lands- for all of living things.

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On the Nature of the Universe by Lucretius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) lived ca. 99–ca. 55 BCE, but the details of his career are is the author of the great didactic poem in hexameters, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things).In six books compounded of solid reasoning, brilliant imagination, and noble poetry, he expounds the scientific theories of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, with the aim of dispelling fear of.

Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99–55 b.c.) is known primarily as the Roman author of the long didactic poemDe Rerum Natura(On the Nature of Things).

In it, he set out to explicate the universe, embracing and refuting ideas of the great Greek philosophers. A Bibliography of Lucretius.

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Biography (Click to expand) Lucretius. Lucretius. Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99 BC- ca. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem on Epicureanism De Rerum Natura, On the Nature of Things.

Contents. Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) lived ca. 99–ca. 55 BCE, but the details of his career are unknown. He is the author of the great didactic poem in hexameters, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). In six books compounded of solid reasoning, brilliant imagination, and noble poetry, he expounds the scientific theories of the Greek.

Read Online Translations From Lucretius and Download Translations From Lucretius book full in PDF formats. About this Item: Aziloth Books, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Regarded as a masterpiece of Epicurean philosophy, Lucretius' 'On the Nature of Things' is an epic poem detailing the teachings of the 3rd century BC sage Epicurus (who, contrary to popular belief, espoused not a sybaritic existence but a life of simple pleasures).

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Return to Latin Authors. Lucretius at Bibliographica Latina Selecta. ; M. Van Der Poel, Classics. Titus Lucretius Carus. The Epicurean Philosopher, His Six Books De Natura Rerum Done into English VERSE, with NOTES. London: Thomas Sawbridge in little Britain, and Anthony Stephens in Oxford, Small octavo (/2 by /4 inches), contemporary full brown calf, later red morocco spine label, raised bands; pp.(46),(1), 59, (1).

Book One Lucretius begins by invoking the name of Venus as a creative force, appealing to Memmius (to whom the work is addressed), and then praising his master Epicurus. (Scholars have noted the seeming inconsistency in Lucretius' invoking Venus at the beginning of a work that disclaims the gods' involvement with human life.

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Virgil writes in the second book of his Georgics, clearly referencing Lucretius, [2] "Happy is he who has discovered the causes of things and has cast beneath his feet [subiecit pedibus; cf. Lucretiusreligio pedibus subiecta, "religion lies cast beneath our feet"] all fears, unavoidable fate, and the din of the devouring Underworld.".

Lucretius (cc55BC), in elucidating this belief, steers the reader through an extraordinary breadth of subject matter, ranging from the indestructibility of atoms and the discovery of fire to the folly of romantic love and the phenomena of clouds and rainstorms.

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Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive Up. On religion, Lucretius writes “More often, on the contrary, it is Religion breeds / Wickedness and that has given rise to wrongful deeds” (I: ). And “So potent was Religion in persuading to do wrong” [I]; a line Voltaire said was so important it /5(39).

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