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The Lucretian renaissance : philology and the afterlife of tradition, Gerard Passannante

Label
The Lucretian renaissance : philology and the afterlife of tradition
Title
The Lucretian renaissance
Title remainder
philology and the afterlife of tradition
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Passannante
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With The Lucretian Renaissance, Gerard Passannante offers a radical rethinking of a familiar narrative: the rise of materialism in early modern Europe. Passannante begins by taking up the ancient philosophical notion that the world is composed of two fundamental opposites: atoms, as the philosopher Epicurus theorized, intrinsically unchangeable and moving about the void; and the void itself, or nothingness. Passannante considers the fact that this strain of ancient Greek philosophy survived and was transmitted to the Renaissance primarily by means of a poem that had seemingly been lost & mdash;a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Passannante, Gerard
Dewey number
187
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6484.L83
LC item number
P36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Materialism
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Materialism
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
Label
The Lucretian renaissance : philology and the afterlife of tradition, Gerard Passannante
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. Extra Destinatum; 2. The Philologist and the Epicurean; 3. Homer Atomized; 4. The Pervasive Influence; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Index
Control code
763158990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226648514
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763158990
Label
The Lucretian renaissance : philology and the afterlife of tradition, Gerard Passannante
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. Extra Destinatum; 2. The Philologist and the Epicurean; 3. Homer Atomized; 4. The Pervasive Influence; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Index
Control code
763158990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226648514
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763158990

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