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By Phillip Cary,John Doody,Kim Paffenroth,Johannes Brachtendorf,John D. Caputo,Jesse Couenhoven,Alexander R. Eodice,Wayne J. Hankey,John Peter Kenney,Paul A. Macdonald Jr,Gareth B. Matthews,Roland J. Teske,Frederick Van Fleteren,James Wetzel

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Augustine of Hippo used to be a thinker in addition to theologian, bishop and saint. He aimed to perform philosophy now not easily as an instructional self-discipline yet as a love for divine knowledge pervading every thing in his existence and paintings. To inquire into Augustine and philosophy is hence to get to the guts of his matters as a Christian author and discover a number of the purposes for his massive effect on Western idea. This quantity, containing essays through top Augustine students, contains a number of inquiries into Augustine's philosophy in conception and perform, in addition to his relation to philosophers prior to and after him. It opens up numerous views into the center of Augustine's idea. He often reminds his readers, 'philosophy' capacity love of knowledge, and in that feel he expects that each priceless impulse in human lifestyles may have whatever philosophical approximately it, anything directed towards the attainment of knowledge. In Augustine's personal writing we discover this expectation positioned into perform in a beautiful number of methods, as keys topics of Western philosophy and complicated kinds of philosophical argument take place all over the place. the gathering of essays during this ebook examines quite a few points of the relation of Augustine and philosophy, either in Augustine's personal perform as a thinker and in his interplay with others. the result's now not one photo of the relation of Augustine and philosophy yet many, because the authors of those essays ask many various questions on Augustine and his impression, and convey a wide range of pursuits and services to their job. therefore the gathering exhibits that Augustine's philosophy continues to be a power and a provocation in a large choice of settings today.

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Augustine of Hippo was once a thinker in addition to theologian, bishop and saint. He aimed to perform philosophy now not easily as an educational self-discipline yet as a love for divine knowledge pervading every thing in his lifestyles and paintings. To inquire into Augustine and philosophy is therefore to get to the guts of his matters as a Christian author and discover many of the purposes for his immense impact on Western suggestion.

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Augustine and Philosophy (Augustine in Conversation: Tradition and Innovation) by Phillip Cary,John Doody,Kim Paffenroth,Johannes Brachtendorf,John D. Caputo,Jesse Couenhoven,Alexander R. Eodice,Wayne J. Hankey,John Peter Kenney,Paul A. Macdonald Jr,Gareth B. Matthews,Roland J. Teske,Frederick Van Fleteren,James Wetzel


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