Augustine / Edition 1

Augustine / Edition 1

by Gareth B. Matthews
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631233482

ISBN-13: 9780631233480

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This lucid survey takes readers on a thought-provoking tour through the life and work of Augustine.

  • Explores new insights into one of antiquity’s most important philosophers
  • Topics Include: skepticism, language acquisition, mind-body dualism, philosophical dream problems, time and creation, faith and reason, foreknowledge and free will, and
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    Overview

    This lucid survey takes readers on a thought-provoking tour through the life and work of Augustine.

  • Explores new insights into one of antiquity’s most important philosophers
  • Topics Include: skepticism, language acquisition, mind-body dualism, philosophical dream problems, time and creation, faith and reason, foreknowledge and free will, and Augustine’s standing as a ‘Socratic philosopher’.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780631233480
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    01/31/2005
    Series:
    Blackwell Great Minds Series, #13
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    160
    Product dimensions:
    6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.53(d)

    Table of Contents

    acknowledgments viii

    translations used ix

    1 the first-person point of view 1

    2 augustine's life 7

    3 skepticism 15

    4 language 23

    5 the augustinian cogito 34

    6 mind–body dualism 43

    7 the problem of other minds 53

    8 philosophical dream problems 65

    9 time and creation 76

    10 faith and reason 86

    11 foreknowledge and free will 96

    12 the problem of evil 105

    13 wanting bad things 115

    14 lying 125

    15 happiness 134

    index 146

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