The Swerve: How the World Became Modern


(W. W. Norton & Company, 2012)by Stephen Greenblatt

How the rediscovery of Lucretius nearly 600 years ago fueled the Renaissance, inspiring artists and thinkers such as Botticelli and Giordano Bruno, and shaping the thought of Galileo and Freud, Darwin and Einstein.

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