Gerard Passannante (NHC Fellow, 2010–11)

Project Title

(1) Earthquakes of the Mind and (2) The Physics of Thought

University of Maryland

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2010–11

Gerard Passannante

revised his book The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition (University of Chicago Press, 2011), and completed two chapters of Earthquakes of the Mind. He also wrote "Reading for Pleasure" for Hedonic Reading (Oxford University Press, 2011) and "Burning Lucretius: On Ficino's Lost Commentary."