The Resource Epicureanism at the origins of modernity, Catherine Wilson

Epicureanism at the origins of modernity, Catherine Wilson

Label
Epicureanism at the origins of modernity
Title
Epicureanism at the origins of modernity
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Wilson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This engaging and richly documented book examines the Scientific Revolution and the formation of the canon of early modern philosophy in light of the rediscovery and reworking of the materialistic philosophy of the ancient atomists, Epicurus and Lucretius
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Catherine
Dewey number
187
Index
index present
LC call number
B512
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epicureans (Greek philosophy)
  • Atomism
  • Materialism
  • Mechanism (Philosophy)
  • Philosophy, Modern
Target audience
specialized
Label
Epicureanism at the origins of modernity, Catherine Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Atomism and mechanism -- Corpuscular effluvia : between imagination and experiment -- Order and disorder -- Mortality and metaphysics -- Empiricism and mortalism -- Some rival systems -- The social contract -- The problem of materialism in the New essays -- Robert Boyle and the study of nature -- The sweetness of living
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 304 p.
Isbn
9780199238811
System control number
  • 3113652-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3113652
  • (Sirsi) o214305953
  • (OCoLC)214305953
Label
Epicureanism at the origins of modernity, Catherine Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Atomism and mechanism -- Corpuscular effluvia : between imagination and experiment -- Order and disorder -- Mortality and metaphysics -- Empiricism and mortalism -- Some rival systems -- The social contract -- The problem of materialism in the New essays -- Robert Boyle and the study of nature -- The sweetness of living
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 304 p.
Isbn
9780199238811
System control number
  • 3113652-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3113652
  • (Sirsi) o214305953
  • (OCoLC)214305953

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