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Published by Encyclopædia Britannica in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Didactic poetry, Latin -- Translations into English,
  • Philosophy, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Other titlesOn the nature of things.
    StatementTranslated by H. A. J. Munro. The discourses of Epictetus. Translated by George Long. The meditations of Marcus Aurelius. Translated by George Long.
    SeriesGreat books of the Western World, v. 12
    ContributionsEpictetus., Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180., Munro, H. A. J. 1819-1885., Long, George, 1800-1879.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAC1 .G72 vol. 12
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6178224M
    LC Control Number55010321


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Lucretius expounds the Epicurian view that the world can be explained by the operation of material forces and natural laws and thus one should not fear the gods or death. He had a considerable influence on writers such as Montaigne.

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.

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Lucretius demonstrates to humanity that in death there is nothing to fear, as the soul is mortal and the world and everything in it is governed by the mechanical laws of nature.

Titus Lucretius Carus (/ˈtaɪtəs ljuːˈkriːʃəs/; c. 15 October 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher.

His only known work is the philosophical poem De rerum natura, a didactic work about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which is usually Era: Hellenistic philosophy.

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"On the Nature of Things" is the only known surviving book of Lucretius, the Roman philosopher poet or poet philosopher of the first century. This surviving didactic philosophical treatise, influenced by the philosophy of Epicurus, is an artistic work of poetry containing approximately 7, lines.

Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem "De Rerum Natura" about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which is usually translated into English as On the Nature of Things.4/5.

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Page 91 - Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark: and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and passage to another world, is holy and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak.

On the Nature of Things by Lucretius. Smith outlines in a highly accessible manner what little is known of Lucretius' life and times, the poem's position and status in the Epic and Didactic tradition, and the philosophy of Epicurus that Lucretius puts forward, but also manages to include some of the most up to date research, including.

Reissued to accompany Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve: the epic poem that changed the course of human thought forever. This great poem stands with Virgil's Aeneid as one of the vital and enduring achievements of Latin literature.

Lost for more than a thousand years, its return to circulation in reintroduced dangerous ideas about the nature and meaning of existence and helped shape the. On the Nature of Things by Lucretius. Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format Martin Ferguson Smith&#;s work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded.

Lucretius’s scientific and philosophical poem, On the Nature of Things, is arranged in six books, each with a different purpose in his overall theme: explaining the physical and spiritual worlds.

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 Rolfe Humphries. 1 person found this helpful.

nuevhogarconsulting.com Book III spotlights on the idea of the brain and soul, building up the contention that we ought not fear passing.

Lucretius starts by conjuring Epicurus, the savant who began this school of theory. Lucretius makes way for the accompanying contentions by advising us that Epicureans accept that dread of death is a shrewd conceived of numbness.

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 Epicurus.TITVS LVCRETIVS CARVS (c.

94 – c. 49 B.C.) DE RERVM NATVRA LIBRI SEX. Liber I: Liber II: Liber III: Liber IV: Liber V: Liber VI: The Latin Library The Classics.Jan 01,  · The Nature of Things is actually addressed to Memmius, just as the poet Lucan addressed his book on the Civil War between Pompey and Caesar, the Pharsalia, to the Roman emperor Nero a century later.

Lucretius' proem in six books is in essence a comprehensive sermon whose message is basically how every man, and especially Memmius, should live Cited by: