Lucretius

Titus Lucretius Carus was a Roman poet and philosopher. He is best known for his epic philosophical poem 'De Rerum Natura' (On the Nature of Things), which explores Epicurean physics and philosophy.

Books

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  1. 1. De Rerum Natura

    "De Rerum Natura" is a long didactic poem written in the first century BC, which explores Epicurean philosophy and the nature of the universe. The text delves into topics such as the nature of the gods, the atomic structure of the universe, human sensation and thought, and the fear of death. The author argues that understanding the physical world can free humans from superstition and fear, leading to peace of mind and true happiness.

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