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    • Atomism in the Aeneid: Physics, Politics, and Cosmological Disorder 

      Gorey, Matthew Mead
      This dissertation examines the role of philosophical allegory in the Aeneid, focusing on tendentious allusions to Epicurean atomism as it is presented in Lucretius. I argue that Virgil, drawing upon a popular strain of ...
    • The Nature of Predication in Parmenides 

      Maki, Nicholas Clark
      Among the many difficulties with which Parmenides of Elea has left us is that of finding a way to reconcile the two accounts of reality given by his Goddess. First, she delivers a sustained argument for ontological monism, ...