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Causality and Law in Lucretius and Contemporary Cosmology

WEBB, David (2017) Causality and Law in Lucretius and Contemporary Cosmology. In: Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. ISBN 9781474412094

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Description of "Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics":

18 essays breathe new life into the classic problems of ancient metaphysics using contemporary continental materialisms and realisms

In this volume, leading philosophers address the varied, volatile and novel encounters between contemporary and antique thought. They reconceive and redeploy the problems of ancient metaphysics: one and the many, the potential and the actual, the material and immaterial, the divine and the world itself. Alongside these essays are three original and previously unpublished translations of texts by Gilles Deleuze, Pierre Aubenque and Barbara Cassin.
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15 original essays and three previously untranslated articles on topics of ancient physics and metaphysics by some of the leading contemporary philosophers and scholars
Provides a space for the burgeoning continental materialist, realist and metaphysical readings of ancient philosophical problems and texts
Contributors include Catherine Malabou, Walter Brogan, Iain Hamilton Grant and Ronald Polansky

Item Type: Book Chapter, Section or Conference Proceeding
Uncontrolled Keywords: INCL
Faculty: School of Creative Arts and Engineering > Engineering
Depositing User: David WEBB
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 08:03
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 13:48

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