The Resource The rhetoric of explanation in Lucretius' De rerum natura, by Daniel Marković

The rhetoric of explanation in Lucretius' De rerum natura, by Daniel Marković

Label
The rhetoric of explanation in Lucretius' De rerum natura
Title
The rhetoric of explanation in Lucretius' De rerum natura
Statement of responsibility
by Daniel Marković
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alleged incompatibility of Epicurus' philosophy with rhetoric has led modern scholars to isolate rhetorical procedures in Lucretius' "De Rerum Natura" and regard them as non-Epicurean, accessory features. This study of Lucretius' rhetorical procedures is based on a wider understanding of the term rhetoric, not limited to the genre of oratory. In a fresh discussion of the questions of provenance and the role of the most important formal procedures of exposition in "De Rerum Natura" the author argues that instead of injecting rhetorical strategies from non-Epicurean sources
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
871/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6495
LC item number
.M37 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Mnemosyne. Supplements,
Series volume
v. 294
Label
The rhetoric of explanation in Lucretius' De rerum natura, by Daniel Marković
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-162) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DRN as an Educational Poem
  • The Aim of DRN
  • Ch. 2.
  • A Linear Universe
  • The Poem
  • Individual Books
  • Argumentative Sections
  • The Organizational Principles of DRN
  • Ch. 3.
  • Arguments and Ornaments
  • Introduction.
  • Arguments from Analogy
  • Arguments from Contradiction
  • Arguments from Etymology
  • Arguments from Definition
  • Arguments from Cause and Effect
  • Arguments from Comparison
  • Loci and the Composition of DRN
  • Outlook. The Rhetoric of Explanation in DRN
  • From Epicurus To Lucretius
  • Ch. 1.
  • Epas and Physis
  • Epicurean Education and Traditional Education
  • Hellenistic Literary Education
  • Epicurean Education
  • Lucretius as a Teacher
Control code
ocn711003898
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 176 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047433668
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004167964.i-178
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711003898
  • pebcs9047433661

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