Lucretius I : an ontology of motion /

Thomas Nail argues convincingly and systematically that Lucretius was not an atomist, but a thinker of kinetic flux. In doing so, he completely overthrows the interpretive foundations of modern scientific materialism, whose philosophical origins lie in the atomic reading of Lucretius' immensely...

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Main Author: Nail, Thomas (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Edinburgh] : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Book I
  • 1. Birth of Venus
  • 2. Love and War
  • 3. Religion
  • 4. Flows of Matter
  • 5. Pores of Matter
  • 6. Event
  • 7. Folds of Matter
  • 8. Emancipation of the Senses
  • 9. Infinity of Matter
  • Book II
  • 10. Motion of Matter
  • 11. Swerve
  • 12. Form of Matter
  • 13. Morphogenesis
  • 14. Sensation of Matter
  • 15. Multiverse.