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Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism

Brooke Holmes, W. H. Shearin - Philosophy - 2012 - 416 pages
Dynamic Reading examines the reception history of Epicurean philosophy through a series of eleven case studies, which range chronologically from the latter days of the Roman ...
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The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient ...

Brooke Holmes - History - 2010 - 384 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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The Language of Atoms: Performativity and Politics in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura

Wilson H. Shearin, W. H. Shearin - History - 2015 - 232 pages
Shearin argues that ancient Epicurean writing on language offers a theory of performative language. Such a theory describes how languages acts, providing psychic therapy or ...
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The Frontiers of Ancient Science: Essays in Honor of Heinrich von Staden

Brooke Holmes, Klaus-Dietrich Fischer - History - 2015 - 775 pages
Our understanding of science, mathematics, and medicine today can be deeply enriched by studying the historical roots of these areas of inquiry in the ancient Near East and ...
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