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    Provisional Argumentation and Lucretius’ Honeyed Cup.Jason S. Nethercut - 2018 - Classical Quarterly 68 (2):523-533.
    Given that Lucretius offers a systematic and cohesive explanation of the workings of nature, we should not expect inconsistencies in his poem. The explanation presented by Lucretius emphatically rejects any interventionist divine machinery of the cosmos, offering in its place the eminently regular dynamics of atomic configuration and dissolution, which can explain everything that pertains to natural philosophy without necessitating the activity of any divinity. The reader who understands the basics of Lucretius’ philosophy, therefore, should be surprised that theDRNbegins with (...)
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    A Note on the Ascription of Ennius, Annales 5 Skutsch.Jason S. Nethercut - 2021 - Classical Quarterly 71 (2):891-894.
    This note adduces corroborating evidence for Skutsch's ascription of Enn.Ann. 5 to a description of the water cycle in the speech of Homer in the proem to theAnnales. Despite the flawed argumentation in Skutsch's presentation and despite a general reluctance among scholars to endorse his ascription, this note argues that his solution should remain part of the scholarly discussion, not least because there are aspects of Skutsch's argument that remain uncontested and because Lucretius seems to endorse this location of the (...)
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    EPYLLION - Baumbach, Bär Brill's Companion to Greek and Latin Epyllion and its Reception. Pp. xxvi + 640, ills. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2012. Cased, €188, US$258. ISBN: 978-90-04-21432-3. [REVIEW]Jason S. Nethercut - 2014 - The Classical Review 64 (2):339-341.
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  4. Lucretius and order - (e.M.) Noller die ordnung der welt. Darstellungsformen Von dynamik, statik und emergenz in lukrez’ De Rerum Natura. (Bibliothek der klassischen altertumswissenschaften 158.) Pp. 257. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag winter, 2019. Cased, €45. Isbn: 978-3-8253-6842-5. [REVIEW]Jason S. Nethercut - 2020 - The Classical Review 70 (1):92-94.