Lucretius and civil strife

Mcconnell, Sean (2012) Lucretius and civil strife. Phoenix: Journal of the Canadian Classical Association, 66 (1/2). pp. 97-121.

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I reconstruct the Epicurean philosophical position on civil strife and examine Lucretius' engagement with the topic against it. I challenge the scholarly consensus and argue that there is in fact no compulsion to explain Lucretius' concern with civil strife by appeal to a preoccupation with contemporary events.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Philosophy
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Ancient Philosophy
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Depositing User: Davide Rizza
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 15:00
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 21:30

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