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Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism

Brooke Holmes, W. H. Shearin - History - 2011 - 432 pages
Dynamic Reading examines the reception history of Epicureanism in the West, focusing in particular on the ways in which it has provided conceptual tools for defining how we ...
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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

W. H. Shearin - History - 2015 - 210 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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Plato: Phaedrus

Plato, R. Hackforth - History - 1952 - 172 pages
The dialogue begins with a playful discussion of erotic passion, then extends the theme to consider the nature of inspiration, love and knowledge. The centerpiece is the myth ...
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Cicero: De Natura Deorum

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Andrew R. Dyck - Literary Collections - 2003 - 236 pages
Edition, with Introduction and Commentary, of this key work of Epicurean theology and Roman philosophy.
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Augustine: Confessions, Books 1-4

Augustine, Gillian Clark - History - 1995 - 198 pages
This volume presents the Latin text of one of the great classics of Christian literature, accompanied by a commentary. Confessions is concerned with one human life as an ...
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The Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates: Text, Power, Pedagogy

Yun Lee Too - History - 1995 - 274 pages
The rhetoric of identity in Isocrates offers a sustained interpretation of the Isocratean corpus, showing that rhetoric is a language which the author uses to create a ...
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