Lucretius II : an ethics of motion /

Human suffering, the fear of death, war, poverty, ecological destruction and social inequality: Thomas Nail shows that Lucretius proposed an ethics of motion as simple and stunning solution to these ethical problems in his first-century BC didactic poem De Rerum Natura.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nail, Thomas (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2020]
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Lucretius II
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • A Note on the Translation and Text
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Book III
  • 1. A Matter of Desire
  • 2. Kinophobia
  • 3. Critique of Kinetic Reason
  • 4. Dark Materialism
  • 5. The Ethics of Motion
  • Book IV
  • 6. Ethics of the Simulacrum
  • 7. All Perceptions are True
  • 8. The Material Unconscious
  • Conclusion
  • Index