Lucretius Today Podcast 187 is Now Available

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Welcome to Episode 187 of Lucretius Today. This is a podcast dedicated to the poet Lucretius, who wrote “On The Nature of Things,” the only complete presentation of Epicurean philosophy left to us from the ancient world. Each week we walk you through the Epicurean texts, and we discuss how Epicurean philosophy can apply to you today. If you find the Epicurean worldview attractive, we invite you to join us in the study of Epicurus at, where you will find a discussion thread for each of our podcast episodes and many other topics. We are now in the process of a series of podcasts intended to provide a general overview of Epicurean philosophy based on the organizational structure employed by Norman DeWitt in his book “Epicurus and His Philosophy.” This week we continue our discussion of Chapter 15, entitled “Extension, Submergence, and Revival.”

Chapter XV – Extension, Submergence, And Revival
The School In Alexandria
Epicureanism In Italy
Epicureanism In Rome
The Reaction Against Epicureanism
Epicureanism In The Early Empire
Plutarch, Anti-Epicurean
Epicureanism In The Graeco-Roman World
Third And Fourth Centuries
Epicureanism In the Middle Ages
The Epicurean Revival

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