Epicurean Meteorology: Sources, Method, Scope and Organization

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BRILL, Jul 8, 2016 - Philosophy - 316 pages
In Epicurean Meteorology Frederik Bakker discusses the meteorology as laid out by Epicurus (341-270 BCE) and Lucretius (1st century BCE), offering an updated and qualified account of Epicurean meteorology.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 General Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Multiple Explanations
8
Chapter 3 Range and Order of Subjects in Ancient Meteorology
76
Chapter 4 The Shape of the Earth
162
Chapter 5 General Conclusions
264
Appendix 1 Multiple Explanations in Epicurus Letter to Pythocles
269
Appendix 2 Multiple Explanations in Lucretius DRN V and VI
272
Appendix 3 General Structure of the Syriac Meteorology
274
Bibliography
276
Index Locorum
286
General Index
298
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