The Swerve, How the Renaissance Began by Stephen Greenblatt

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image source=”featured_image” img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]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 the 15th century fuelled the social evolution known as the Renaissance, inspiring its many creators, artists and scientists. A deeply researched and thrilling exploration of this process.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”ENQUIRE ABOUT BOOK” style=”flat” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fdev.seddonbookalley.com.au%2Fcontact%2F|title:Contact||”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]