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Product Description: With the passion of a true poet, Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99-55 BCE) expounds the most coherent and eloquent system of materialism surviving from the ancient world.Developing the atomic theory of his master, Epicurus, Lucretius discusses the motion of atoms, natural phenomena, sensation, free will, and the soul's relation to the body...read more

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9781573921794 | Unabridged edition (Prometheus Books, March 1, 1998), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: With the passion of a true poet, Titus Lucretius Carus (ca.

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9780872205888 | Reprint edition (Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2001), cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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9781408610428 | Lightning Source Inc, October 31, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780486434469 | Dover Pubns, March 19, 2004, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Lucretius' theory of atomic motion is one of the most difficult and technical parts of De rerum natura, and, for that reason, has hitherto been neglected by commentators. This is the first commentary to take account of the remarkable discoveries and re-evaluations in the field of Hellenistic philosophy over the past thirty years, which have been stimulated by the publication of many more Epicurean fragments from Herculaneum...read more

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9780199243587 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 23, 2002, cover price $300.00 | About this edition: Lucretius' theory of atomic motion is one of the most difficult and technical parts of De rerum natura, and, for that reason, has hitherto been neglected by commentators.

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Product Description: This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters. Melville's particularly literal translation of the use of metaphor is especially helpful to those looking at the text from a scientific or philosophical point of view...read more

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9780198150978 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 5, 1998, cover price $245.00

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9780192817617 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 10, 1999, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters.
9780140446104 | Rev sub edition (Penguin Classics, December 1, 1994), cover price $15.00

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9780865163997 | Bolchazy Carducci Pub, January 1, 1998, cover price $39.00
9789990138955 | Bolchazy Carducci Pub, January 1, 1998, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: Titus Lucretius Carus was probably born in the early first century B.C., and died in the year 55. Little is known of his life, although two tantalizing bits of gossip were passed on by St. Jerome: that he was poisoned by a madness-inducing aphrodisiac given him by his wife, and that his great poem On the Nature of Things was posthumously edited by Cicero...read more

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9780801850554 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: Titus Lucretius Carus was probably born in the early first century B.

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9780198144571 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 14, 1985), cover price $42.95

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A new verse translation of the great Epicurean poem in which Lucretius's concern with explaining natural phenomena leads to speculation about the ultimate nature of the universe

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9780856351150 | Reissue edition (Carcanet Pr, May 1, 1982), cover price $14.50 | About this edition: A new verse translation of the great Epicurean poem in which Lucretius's concern with explaining natural phenomena leads to speculation about the ultimate nature of the universe

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9780393090949 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1977, cover price $24.30

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9780674992009 | Revised edition (Harvard Univ Pr, June 1, 1975), cover price $26.00

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Product Description: Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99–55 B. C.) is known primarily as the Roman author of the long didactic poem De 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...read more

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9780299003623 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, October 1, 1942, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Titus Lucretius Carus (ca.

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