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Epicurean Meteorology : Sources, Method, Scope and Organization (Bilingual) (Hardcover) (Fredericus

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This study of ancient meteorology examines the meteorology developed by Epicurus and Lucretius in the first and second centuries BCE. It deals with issues of authorship, how they integrated multiple explanations of observations, and how they responded to critics. There is special focus on the relationships between important texts, including the Syriac Meteorology, the Physical Opinions, Epicurus’ Letter to Pythocles, Epicurus’ “Other Meteorology,” and Aëtius’ Placita. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 301
Genre: Philosophy, Science
Sub-Genre: History + Surveys / Ancient + Classical
Series Title: Philosophia Antiqua
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Fredericus Antonius Bakker
Language: English
Street Date: July 8, 2016
TCIN: 51451661
UPC: 9789004321564
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-5135
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