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The Political and Social Ideas of Saint Augustine / Edition 1
     

The Political and Social Ideas of Saint Augustine / Edition 1

by Herbert A. Deane
 

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ISBN-10: 0231085699

ISBN-13: 9780231085694

Pub. Date: 02/15/1966

Publisher: Columbia University Press

A critical essay on St. Augustine's social and political thought.

In describing Augustine, the author captures the essence of the man in these words: "Genius he had in full measure... he is the master of the phrase or the sentence that embodies a penetrating insight, a flash of lightning that illuminates the entire sky; he is the rhetorician, the epigrammist,

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A critical essay on St. Augustine's social and political thought.

In describing Augustine, the author captures the essence of the man in these words: "Genius he had in full measure... he is the master of the phrase or the sentence that embodies a penetrating insight, a flash of lightning that illuminates the entire sky; he is the rhetorician, the epigrammist, the polemicist, but not the patient, logical systematic philosopher."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231085694
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/15/1966
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 8.05(h) x 0.93(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

A Note on Texts and Translations
Introduction
1. The Theology of Fallen Man
2. The Psychology of Fallen Man
3. Morality and Justice, Natural and Remedial
4. The State: The Return of Order upon Disorder
5. War and Relations Among States
6. Church, State and Heresy
Conclusion
Abbreciations
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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