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Lucretian Thought in Late Stuart England: Debates about the Nature of the Soul

  • Authors
  • Laura┬áLinker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Laura Linker
    Pages 1-12
  3. Laura Linker
    Pages 13-26
  4. Laura Linker
    Pages 27-43
  5. Laura Linker
    Pages 44-58
  6. Laura Linker
    Pages 59-72
  7. Laura Linker
    Pages 73-76
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 77-86

About this book

Introduction

How did writers understand the soul in late seventeenth-century England? This book considers depictions of the soul in literary texts that engage with Lucretius's Epicurean philosophy in De rerum natura or through the writings of the most important natural philosopher to disseminate Epicurean atomism in England, Walter Charleton (1619-1707).

Keywords

England event nature philosophy seventeenth century writing

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