4 found
Order:
  1.  3
    Lucretius on Creation and Evolution: A Commentary on de Rerum Natura Book 5 Lines 772-1104.Gordon Lindsay Campbell - 2003 - New York: Oxford University Press UK.
    Lucretius' account of the origin of life, the origin of species, and human prehistory is the longest and most detailed account extant from the ancient world. It gives an anti-teleological mechanistic theory of zoogony and the origin of species that does away with the need for any divine aid or design in the process, and accordingly it has been seen as a forerunner of Darwin's theory of evolution. This commentary locates Lucretius in both the ancient and modern contexts, and treats (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  2.  25
    The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life.Gordon Lindsay Campbell (ed.) - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life is the first comprehensive guide to animals in the ancient world, encompassing all aspects of the topic by featuring authoritative chapters on 33 topics by leading scholars in their fields.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation  
  3.  50
    Lucretius on creation and evolution: a commentary on De rerum natura, book five, lines 772-1104.Gordon Lindsay Campbell - 2003 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    Lucretius' account of the origin of life, the origin of species, and human prehistory (first century BC) is the longest and most detailed account extant from the ancient world. It is a mechanistic theory that does away with the need for any divine design, and has been seen as a forerunner of Darwin's theory of evolution. This commentary seeks to locate Lucretius in both the ancient and modern contexts. The recent revival of creationism makes this study particularly relevant to contemporary (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation  
  4.  5
    Lucretius on Creation and Evolution: A Commentary on de Rerum Natura Book 5 Lines 772-1104.Gordon Lindsay Campbell - 2003 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    Lucretius' account of the origin of life, the origin of species, and human prehistory is the longest and most detailed account extant from the ancient world. It is a mechanistic theory that does away with the need for any divine design, and has been seen as a forerunner of Darwin's theory of evolution. This commentary seeks to locate Lucretius in both the ancient and modern contexts. The recent revival of creationism makes this study particularly relevant to contemporary debate, and indeed, (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation