On the nature of things Lucretius Carus, Titus

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Lucretius Carus, Titus
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Philosophy, Ancient - Poetry.; Latin poetry.; Lucretius Carus, Titus.
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De Rerum Natura is a first century BC epic poem by the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius with the goal of explaining Epicurean philosophy to a Roman audience. The poem, written in dactylic hexameter, is divided into six books, and concentrates heavily on Epicurean physics. It deals with the principles of atomism; the nature of the mind and soul; explanations of sensation and thought; the development of the world and its phenomena; and explains a variety of celestial and terrestrial phenomena. The poem grandly proclaims the reality of our role in a universe which is ruled by chance, with no.
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