Goethe and Epicurus / Lucretius

  • I was recently pestering Martin and Don about how I was aware that Goethe was esteemed as one of the smartest Germans ever, but that I was stumped about exactly why.


    Here's a comment from Munro's introduction to Lucretius that may raise Goethe further in my esteem:




    Maybe at some point we'll have a chance to track down more of Goethe's commentary on Lucretius and/or Epicurus.