Cambridge Companion to Augustine / Edition 1

Cambridge Companion to Augustine / Edition 1

by Eleonore Stump
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052165985X

ISBN-13: 2900521659856

Pub. Date: 10/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

It is hard to overestimate the importance of the work of Augustine of Hippo and its influence, both in his own period and in the subsequent history of Western philosophy. Many of his views, including his theory of the just war, his account of time and eternity, his attempted resolution of the problem of evil, and his approach to the relation of faith and reason, have

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It is hard to overestimate the importance of the work of Augustine of Hippo and its influence, both in his own period and in the subsequent history of Western philosophy. Many of his views, including his theory of the just war, his account of time and eternity, his attempted resolution of the problem of evil, and his approach to the relation of faith and reason, have continued to be influential up to the present. In this volume of specially-commissioned essays, sixteen scholars provide a wide-ranging and stimulating contribution to our understanding of Augustine.

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ISBN-13:
2900521659856
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324

Table of Contents

Introduction Eleonore Stump; 1. Augustine: his time and lives James J. O'Donnell; 2. Faith and reason John Rist; 3. Augustine on evil and original sin William Mann; 4. Predestination, pelagianism and foreknowledge James Wetzel; 5. Biblical interpretation Thomas Williams; 6. The divine nature Scott MacDonald; 7. De Trinitate Mary T. Clark; 8. Time and creation in Augustine Simo Knuuttila; 9. Augustine's theory of soul Roland Teske; 10. Augustine on free will Eleonore Stump; 11. Augustine's philosophy of memory Roland Teske; 12. The response to skepticism and the mechanisms of cognition Gerard O'Daly; 13. Knowledge and illumination Gareth Matthews; 14. Augustine's philosophy of language Christopher Kirwan; 15. Augustine's ethics Bonnie Kent; 16. Augustine's political philosophy Paul Weithman; 17. Augustine and medieval philosophy Martin Stone; 18. Post-medieval Augustinianism Gareth Matthews.

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