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The Swerve, How the Renaissance Began by Stephen Greenblatt

The Swerve, How the Renaissance Began   by Stephen Greenblatt As a student, the author (now a Harvard professor) discovers a translation of 2000-year-old poem by Lucretius which describes ‘an infinite number of random atoms’ as the basis for life and the universe without need for God or gods. The re-emergence of this radical idea in …

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