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[SR: 240885], Paperback, [EAN: 9780486434469], Dover Publications, Dover Publications, Book, [PU: Dover Publications], 2004-03-19, Dover Publications, A Roman poet and philosopher of the first century, Lucretius sought to dispel what he considered the chief cause of unhappiness: fear of death and fear of the wrath of the gods. His great didactic poem in six parts, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), theorizes that natural causes are the forces behind earthly phenomena and dismisses the concept of divine intervention.Lucretius’ discourse ranges from discussions of the motion of atoms, natural phenomena, and sensation, to assertions regarding free will and the soul’s relationship to the body. He maintains that the soul is a chance combination of atoms that perishes with the body, rather than a distinct, immaterial entity. The philosopher proposes completely natural causes for all earthly phenomena, suggesting that the world operates independently of divine agency and that fear of the supernatural is unfounded. Although he refrains from denying the existence of gods, Lucretius considers them unconcerned with human affairs and destiny.Derived from the philosophical materialism of the Greeks, Lucretius’ writings remain the primary source for contemporary knowledge of Epicurean thought. A staple of introductory philosophy courses, this volume is also a masterpiece of Latin verse., 11045, Good & Evil, 11019, Philosophy, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 11047, Greek & Roman, 11019, Philosophy, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 491428, History & Surveys, 468232, Philosophy, 468206, Humanities, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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[SR: 240885], Paperback, [EAN: 9780486434469], Dover Publications, Dover Publications, Book, [PU: Dover Publications], 2004-03-19, Dover Publications, A Roman poet and philosopher of the first century, Lucretius sought to dispel what he considered the chief cause of unhappiness: fear of death and fear of the wrath of the gods. His great didactic poem in six parts, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), theorizes that natural causes are the forces behind earthly phenomena and dismisses the concept of divine intervention.Lucretius’ discourse ranges from discussions of the motion of atoms, natural phenomena, and sensation, to assertions regarding free will and the soul’s relationship to the body. He maintains that the soul is a chance combination of atoms that perishes with the body, rather than a distinct, immaterial entity. The philosopher proposes completely natural causes for all earthly phenomena, suggesting that the world operates independently of divine agency and that fear of the supernatural is unfounded. Although he refrains from denying the existence of gods, Lucretius considers them unconcerned with human affairs and destiny.Derived from the philosophical materialism of the Greeks, Lucretius’ writings remain the primary source for contemporary knowledge of Epicurean thought. A staple of introductory philosophy courses, this volume is also a masterpiece of Latin verse., 11045, Good & Evil, 11019, Philosophy, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 11047, Greek & Roman, 11019, Philosophy, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 491428, History & Surveys, 468232, Philosophy, 468206, Humanities, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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A Roman poet and philosopher of the first century, Lucretius sought to dispel what he considered the chief cause of unhappiness: fear of death and fear of the wrath of the gods. His great didactic poem in six parts, "De Rerum Natura" (On the Nature of Things), theorizes that natural causes are the forces behind earthly phenomena and dismisses the concept of divine intervention.Lucretius discourse ranges from discussions of the motion of atoms, natural phenomena, and sensation, to assertions regarding free will and the soul s relationship to the body. He maintains that the soul is a chance combination of atoms that perishes with the body, rather than a distinct, immaterial entity. The philosopher proposes completely natural causes for all earthly phenomena, suggesting that the world operates independently of divine agency and that fear of the supernatural is unfounded. Although he refrains from denying the existence of gods, Lucretius considers them unconcerned with human affairs and destiny.Derived from the philosophical materialism of the Greeks, Lucretius writings remain the primary source for contemporary knowledge of Epicurean thought. A staple of introductory philosophy courses, this volume is also a masterpiece of Latin verse. ancient and classical literature,ancient classical and medieval,caribbean and latin american,classics,education and reference,fiction,foreign language,foreign language dictionaries and thesauruses,foreign language fiction,foreign language learning Philosophy, Dover Publications, Incorporated

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On the Nature of Things

The Roman philosopher's didactic poem in 6 parts, "De Rerum Natura"-- "On the Nature of Things" -- theorizes that natural causes are the forces behind earthly phenomena and dismisses divine intervention. Derived from the philosophical materialism of the Greeks, Lucretius' work remains the primary source for contemporary knowledge of Epicurean thought.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780486434469
ISBN (ISBN-10): 048643446X
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Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC
236 Pages
Weight: 0,231 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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