The Swoop and Surge of Life: Lucretius on Ethics in Motion

Ethics, power and a life in motion.

Botticelli, Venus and Mars. c. 1485. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

In his great poem, On the Nature of the Universe (De Rerum Natura), Roman poet-philosopher Lucretius (born c. 100 BCE) asks what it means to live fully in a world where everything is always in motion. A follower…



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Will Buckingham

Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham