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On Motion

The following is the conclusion of the book review of Thomas Nail’s Ontology of Motion, with links to all previous entries. Intro: On the Subject of Definitions Ontology of Motion vs. Epistle to Herodotus The Tao of Lucretius Gravity Versus Freedom … Continue reading

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On Relativity

The following is part of my book review of Thomas Nail’s Ontology of Motion. All motions are relative to other bodies or to observers. When one studies the nature of things, particularly considering that there is no center of the universe–only perspective–, it … Continue reading

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The Tao of Lucretius

The following is part of my book review of Thomas Nail’s Ontology of Motion. The author also claims that space is the by-product of quantum fields, but doesn’t link the idea to Lucretius. In page 90, he says “bodies and void are … Continue reading

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Ontology of Motion Versus the Epistle to Herodotus

The following is part of my book review of Thomas Nail’s Ontology of Motion. The atoms are in continual motion through all eternity. – Epicurus’ Epistle to Herodotus We do not have all the works of Epicurus, particularly his dozens … Continue reading

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Happy Twentieth! “Antiquity has never felt so alive”

Happy 20th to Epicureans everywhere! This month Quartz published Hedonism holds the secret to a happier life, but not for the reasons you think. Unfortunately, rather than defending pleasure as an ethical ideal, the piece falls into the “absence of … Continue reading

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