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The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient ...

Brooke Holmes - History - 2010 - 360 pages
The Symptom and the Subject takes an in-depth look at how the physical body first emerged in the West as both an object of knowledge and a mysterious part of the self ...
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Aelius Aristides Between Greece, Rome, and the Gods

William Vernon Harris, Brooke Holmes - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 322 pages
Wealthy, conceited, hypochondriac (or perhaps just an invalid), obsessively religious, the orator Aelius Aristides (117 to about 180) is not the most attractive figure of his ...
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Reflections on Time and Politics

Nathan Widder - Philosophy - 2008 - 208 pages
"Explores the nature of time and its implications for questions of politics, ethics, and the self. Shows how a conception of time that breaks with common sense notions of ...
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Epicurean Tradition

Howard Jones, University Research Professor in the Department of History Howard Jones - History - 2013 - 288 pages
First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition

Gerard Passannante - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 250 pages
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 ...
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Atomic Politics: Speech Acts in Lucretius' "De Rerum Natura".

Wilson Henry Shearin - 2007 - 223 pages
As becomes clear in the course of this investigation, both promising and naming reveal, within a Lucretian context, certain "democratic" motifs. Primarily due to the persistent ...
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