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Blake, Liza

Lucretius and Modernity

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jacques Lezra, Liza Blake

Part 1. What Is Modern about Lucretius?

2. Michel Serres’s Non-Modern Lucretius: Manifold Reason and the Temporality of Reception
Brooke Holmes

3. Lucretius and the Symptomatology of Modernism
Joseph Farrell

4. Lucretius the Physicist and Modern Science
David Konstan

Part II. What Is Lucretian about Modernity?

5. The Presence of Lucretius in Eighteenth-Century French and German Philosophy
Catherine Wilson

6. Epicureanism across the French Revolution
Thomas M. Kavanagh

Part III. Lucretian Figures of Modernity: Freedom, Cause, Truth

7. How Modern Is Freedom of the Will?
Phillip Mitsis

8. On the Nature of Marx’s Things
Jacques Lezra

9. All Sense-Perceptions Are True: Epicurean Responses to Skepticism and Relativism
Katja Maria Vogt

Part IV. Following Lucretius

10. From Clinamen to Conatus: Deleuze, Lucretius, Spinoza
Warren Montag

11. Notes on Leo Strauss’s “Notes on Lucretius”
Alain Gigandet

12. Reflections of Lucretius in Late Antique and Early Modern Biblical and Scientific Poetry: Providence and the Sublime
Philip Hardie

Keywords: Literature, Literary History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Antiquity
Page amount
232 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137566577
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-59189-0

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