Titus Lucretius Carus, c. 99 BC - c. 55 BC. Roman philosopher and poet who expounded his Epicurean atomist cosmology in the didactic poem De Rerum Natura.
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De Rerum Natura
English translation of Lucretuis' philosophical poem.
Engines of Our Ingenuity: Lucretius
Short broadcast about this philosopher by John H. Lienhard. Audio file available.
Great Books: Lucretius
Essay about Lucretius' life, works and philosophical ideas.
Latin Authors: Lucretius
Article by William Harris, discussing Lucretius' poem and broader issues in the study of ancient science.
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy article by David Simpson. Extensive discussion of the life, doctrine, and context of this Roman Epicurean thinker.
Lucretius' "Globed From The Atoms".
Another poem by Lucretius.
On the Nature of the Universe
Discussion of Lucretius' book. Provides information on the historical background and the aim of the author.
On the Nature of Things
Written 50 B.C.E by Lucretius. Verse translation by William Ellery Leonard.
Project Gutenberg Presents: Of the Nature of Things
Download Lucretius' Epicurean text as e-book as text- or .zip file.
What Lucretius Wrought
Essay about the works and philosophy of the Roman Thinker.
Encyclopedical entry of Lucretius' life and work.
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