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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jan Mieszkowski Abstract Tracing a trajectory of literary and philosophical texts from the ancient atomists to the late twentieth century, this essay explores the surprisingly consistent role that dust has played in the conceptualization of language. In Lucretius, Sophocles, and the New Testament...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 June 2018
... historical precursor in the ontology of motion is the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius (ca. 99–55 BCE). Lucretius follows a long line of Greek atomist philosophers from around the fifth century BCE, including Leucippus, Democritus, and Epicurus. According to Aristotle, one of the primary ontological...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., constructed a chamber piece inspired by the classical 120 BRIAN KANE atomic theory of Lucretius' De rerum natura. In an interview with Italian musicologist Enzo Restagno, Carter describes how he con- ceived of the analogy between the musical atom and the classical atom...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 June 2004
... NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS ERIC BAKER is assistant professor in the department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch at the University of Minnesota. He has published articles on Kafka; Kant, Schiller, and Kleist, and Lucretius (forthcoming, Cambridge Companion series). He...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 17–54.
Published: 01 June 2000
... by what is real — through the "actual coming into being" of the Forms. The argumentation is as close as possible to Lucretius, who objected to creation, "how can the gods be creators of nature when they lack the exemplum which only an already actualized nature can provide — unless nature it- self...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 June 2004
...., 1993), 2. Hereafter cited in the text as VMP. 18 George Santayana, Three Philosophical Poets: Lucretius, Dante, Goethe (Cam- bridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1910). Of this book, Eliot says it is "too little read, though one of the most brilliant of Mr. Santayana's works," VW 48...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
... degree zero in Lucretius’ De Rerum natura, too: “quelque chose comme une première prose du monde” [something like the world’s fi rst prose] (“lc,” 134). Things’ initial appearance, then, in the light of words. A sort of dawn, when writing fi rst cleanly and dis...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 51–104.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Three Philosophical Poets (Lucretius, Dante, Goethe) indicates. His own philosophical system, his own "interior made exterior," starting from the skeptical stance Descartes initiated, attempted to reconcile naturalism with ideal- ism, the flesh with the spirit, through a theory of perception...