Will Curtis, and this is the Nature of things
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Published by Countryman Press in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNature of things (Radio program), Nature of things.
Statementwith an introduction by Les Line ; illustrations by Nora S. Unwin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH81 .W558 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 296 p., [1] p. of plates :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2855177M
ISBN 100881500283
LC Control Number84017656
OCLC/WorldCa11133292

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curtis, Will, Will Curtis, and this is the Nature of things. Woodstock, Vt.: Countryman Press, © On the Nature of Things By Lucretius Written 50 B.C.E Translated by William Ellery Leonard: Table of Contents Book I: Proem Mother of Rome, delight of Gods and men, Dear Venus that beneath the gliding stars Makest to teem the many-voyaged main And fruitful lands- for all of living things. De rerum natura “On the Nature of Things” is a first-century BC didactic poem by the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius (c. 99 BC – c. 55 BC) with the goal of explaining Epicurean philosophy to 4/5(8). The acclaimed translation of the classic poem at the heart of Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve “A plague tests us in unique ways Only if you can face the invisible bullets all around us, and still keep calm, remain rational, and somehow find it possible to take pleasure in life, have you learned the lesson that [The Nature of Things] set out to teach.” —Stephen Greenblatt Reviews:

the nature of things 1st Edition by Curt B. Vevang (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a Reviews: 3. Book Condition: This item is used and may show signs of normal use or wear. May contain light highlights or writing. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed to be included with used books. May have used stickers, or library stickers, on the cover but book will be in overall good s: Find The Second Nature Of Things by Curtis, Will at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. 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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