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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

This is both poetry and philosophical treatise proposing to explain the views of the Epicurean school. Physics written by a poet, for here Lucretius goes into physics as well as metaphysics explaining ... Read full review

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User Review  - Narboink - LibraryThing

I wish I had read this book when I was younger. Heretical and scandalous, it should be required reading across the educational spectrum. Itís brilliant and beautiful and wise. From Wikipedia: ďDe ... Read full review

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User Review  - TJWilson - LibraryThing

This is an astounding poem. I canít believe such deep understanding of the world occurred so long ago. Makes the evolution of our sciences through the ages seem rather depressing. If only the spark ... Read full review

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User Review  - booksontrial - LibraryThing

Philosophy is Supposed to be Fun! Cicero, because of his personal aversion to the Epicurean philosophy, didn't quite do it justice in his book The Nature of the Gods, which introduced the Greek ... Read full review

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User Review  - IronMike - LibraryThing

On The Nature of Things is a marvelous read. The personality of Lucretius comes through, and he's obviously an affable guy. I was really moved by Lucretius's search... seeing him come so close to ... Read full review

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User Review  - mykl-s - LibraryThing

Philosophy, poetry, ancient physics all in one work. Very fine. Read full review


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