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  • On the Nature of Thingsby Titus Lucretius Carus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    De Rerum Natura is a first century BC epic poem by the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius with the goal of explaining Epicurean philosophy to a Roman audience. The poem, written in dactylic hexameter, is divided into six books, and concentrates heavily on Epicurean physics. It deals with the principles of atomism; the nature of the mind and soul;... more...

  • On the Nature of Thingsby Lucretius; Walter Englert

    Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2015; US$ 9.95

    This text is a translation of Lucretius? poem which adheres faithfully to the text, yet with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas . Includes an introductory essay, notes, and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced for use throughout the poem. more...

  • On the Nature of the Universeby Lucretius; Ronald Melville; Don Fowler

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 8.95

    `Therefore this terror and darkness of the mind Not by the sun's rays, nor the bright shafts of day, Must be dispersed, as is most necessary, But by the face of nature and her laws.' Lucretius' poem On the Nature of the Universe combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written. With intense... more...

  • On the Nature of Thingsby Lucretius; Martin Ferguson Smith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 14.50

    Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura —long out of print—is virtually unknown. Readers will share our excitement in the discovery of this accurate and fluent prose rendering. For this edition, Professor Smith provides a revised translation, new... more...

  • Lucretius: De Rerum Natura Book IIIby Lucretius; E. J. Kenney

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Completely revised and considerably enlarged edition of this best-selling edition of Lucretius' account of why death does not matter. more...

  • Sensation and Sexby Lucretius

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...

  • The Nature of Thingsby Lucretius; Richard Jenkyns; Alicia Stallings

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    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;... more...

  • On the Nature of Thingsby Lucretius

    Digireads.com Publishing 2004; US$ 5.99

    Lucretius's classic work where he proposes that the fear of death is the primary cause of most human suffering and trys to dispel this notion by explaining that both body and soul dissolve painlessly into the universe of atoms after death. more...

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