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Epicureanism at the origins of modernity

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Clarendon Press, Clarendon Press , Oxford, New York
Epicureans (Greek philosophy), Atomism, Materialism, Mechanism (Philosophy), Philosophy, M
StatementCatherine Wilson.
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LC ClassificationsB512 .W55 2008
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL16796474M
ISBN 139780199238811
LC Control Number2008015450

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Catherine Wilson, Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity, Oxford University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Margaret J. Osler, University of Calgary The restoration of Epicurean atomism and hedonism was an important feature of philosophy in the seventeenth century.

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She quite rightly focuses on the enormous and strangely overlooked influence and diffusion of Epicureanism. Nevertheless, the title speaks of ‘modernity’ but Mandeville, Rousseau, and Adam Smith, all of whom reflected quite seriously on Epicureanism, are not treated at Cited by: 2.

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