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To See and To Be Seen: On Vision and Perception in Lucretius and Cicero

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This chapter offers a detailed analysis of perception verbs—with special focus on the forms uidere and uideri—in Lucretius’s De rerum natura and Cicero’s Academica. The chapter’s approach to those forms is first defined by appeal to the model of preference rule systems used in cognitive linguistics. Through exploitation of the different qualities of seeing that uidere/-eri accommodate, the chapter’s Lucretius privileges how things look to a perceiving subject ov...

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Roman Reflections: Essays on Latin Philosophy
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2015-11-05
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9780199999767
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