NOTE FROM CASSIUS --- This post is where Joshua introduced us to John Tyndall's "Belfast Address" which is a remarkable document with much discussion of Epicurus and materialism. This thread is now devoted to that topic. A version here at the forum is located here: Tyndall - Address at Belfast If you would like a pure text version to run through a text-to-speech engine, a version is located here: https://www.epicureanfriends.c…ress-at-belfast/#versions
See this post below for an audio MP3 version: RE: John Tyndall - Address Delivered Before the British Association Assembled At Belfast - 1874
George Santayana; Three Philosophical Poets;1910. Contrasts Lucretius, Dante, and Goethe.
John Tyndall; The Belfast Address; 1874. A history of atomism, and an argument against the 'God of the Gaps'.
James Parks Caldwell; Diary; 1863-1864. Prison diary of a Confederate soldier, praises Lucretius.