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Lucretius on the Nature of Things

by Titus Lucretius Carus

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCyril Bailey (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8460436M
    ISBN 101417913983
    ISBN 109781417913985

    On the nature of things: De rerum natura (A Mentor book) by Lucretius Carus, Titus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Way Things are Quotes Showing of 70 “All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.” ― Titus Lucretius Carus, On the Nature of Cited by:

    On the Nature of Things By Lucretius. Commentary: Many comments have been posted about On the Nature of Things. Download: The nature of the world. Argument of the Book and New Proem Against Teleological Concept And walking now In his own footprints, I do follow through. Lucretius, De Rerum Natura. William Ellery Leonard, Ed. Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: BOOK I BOOK II BOOK III BOOK IV BOOK V BOOK VI. lines lines lines

      Lucretius - On the Nature of Things, Book 1 - Timaeus - Loading Unsubscribe from - Timaeus -? Death is Nothing to Us- Why Our Alumni Want to Read Lucretius: Dr. Steve Baldner at. Lucretius, On the Nature of Things, Book I In the time when people felt the weight of religion, wallowing upon the ground and (a ghastly spectacle) heaven scowled down upon them and showed no mercy, a Greek man was the first to raise his eyes, daring to make a stand against it.


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On the Nature of Things, long poem written in Latin as De rerum natura by Lucretius that sets forth the physical theory of the Greek philosopher Epicurus. The title of Lucretius’s work translates that of the chief work of Epicurus, Peri physeōs (On Nature).

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out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ On the Nature of the Universe (Oxford World's Classics) Ronald Melville/5(32). The subject of Lucretius's six-book poem De Rerum Natura was not war, love, myth or history – it was atomic physics Mon 21 Jan EST Author: Emma Woolerton. Lucretius - On The Nature of Things This Wiki will contain the public domain translations of the Daniel Browne Edition, the Hugh Munro Edition, and the Cyril Bailey edition.

For comparison purposes the less literal William Leonard edition in poem form is available at Perseus here. From thunder Lucretius proceeds onward to lightning. One reason for lightning is the impact of mists: “The procedure is like that when stone strikes stone or iron; for all things considered, as well, light jumps out, dissipating gleaming sparkles of fire” (Book VI, lines ; page ).

Titus Lucretius Carus was a Roman poet and philosopher over years ago. "De rerum natura" ("On the Nature of Things") is his only known work. Lucretius covers concepts of Epicureanism. This reading is from "The Way Things Are: The De Rerum Natura,"translated by.

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.

The Nature of Things (or De Rerum Natura in the original Latin) by Lucretius is a combination of poetry, science and philosophy. The poem explores Lucretius belief about the gods, humanity, the senses, the world, and the universe, all through the philosophical framework of Epicurus.4/5.

SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This page guide for “On The Nature Of Things” by Lucretius includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 6 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis.

The section in the middle of the first Book,5 in which Lucretius criticizes rival theories of the world, shows us how Epicurus applied his principle: some schools deny the existence of void, which makes motion impossible;6 others permit infinite division, which precludes permanence;7 some propose a fundamental matter that is unstable, for it.

Lucretius - On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura) Books I, II, III, and Lines of Book IV Translated By Munro, H.A.J. Published by Edwards Brothers, Inc 0, Ann Arbor, MI.

A summary of Book IV, Chapter iii-viii: Knowledge of the Nature of Things in John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Essay Concerning Human Understanding and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

Lucretius' On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura in the original Latin) is a long philosophical poem that discusses important aspects of Epicurean thought. This is an especially valuable work. Lucretius' poem On the Nature of Things combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written.

With intense moral fervour he demonstrates to humanity that in death there is nothing to fear since the soul is mortal, and the world and everything in it is governed by the mechanical laws of nature and not by gods; and that by believing this men can live in 4/5(K). Other than the contents of the biography by Diogenes Laertius, our most reliable source of information on Epicurean philosophy comes from Lucretius’ famous poem.

On The Nature of Things is sweeping in scope and detail, but in the end it is essentially a presentation of the Epicurean method for answering the most common and troubling questions. On the Nature of Things by Titus Lucretius Carus.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Lucretius Carus, Titus, 94. BCE. BCE: Translator: Leonard, William Ellery, Uniform Title: De rerum natura. English Title: On the Nature of Things Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and. Preview this book» What people are Titus Lucretius Carus Limited preview - On the Nature of Things Titus Lucretius Carus Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

Lucretius' poem On the Nature of Things combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written. With intense moral fervour he demonstrates to humanity that in death there is nothing to fear since the soul is mortal, and the world and everything in it is governed by the mechanical laws of nature and not by.

LUCRETIUS: On the Nature of the Universe (Book 4) Throughout the first three books of On the Nature of the Universe Lucretius walks a thin line between philosophy, science and poetry.

In Book 4 he sets out to prove once again that the universe is composed only of physical bits of matter called atoms and that gods did not create the cosmos nor.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.