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Published: 19 June 2008

318 Pages


ISBN: 9780199238811

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Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity

Catherine Wilson

  • The first comprehensive study of Epicureanism in the early modern period
  • A fascinating new perspective on the development of modern thought
  • Richly documented and engagingly written
  • Ranges widely, from science to political theory
  • Sheds new light on the leading philosophers of the seventeenth-century