The Augustinian Imperative: A Reflection on the Politics of Morality / Edition 1

The Augustinian Imperative: A Reflection on the Politics of Morality / Edition 1

by William Connolly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803936370

ISBN-13: 9780803936379

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Augustinian Imperative, which insists there is 'an intrinsic moral order susceptible to authoritative representation', is particularly imprinted on the political culture of contemporary America.

In this new interpretation of one of the most important figures in political thought, the author approaches the study of the Augustinian Imperative from a critical

Overview

The Augustinian Imperative, which insists there is 'an intrinsic moral order susceptible to authoritative representation', is particularly imprinted on the political culture of contemporary America.

In this new interpretation of one of the most important figures in political thought, the author approaches the study of the Augustinian Imperative from a critical distance, from a (post) Nietzschean perspective that seeks to assess and modify effects of the Augustinian legacy on the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803936379
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
Modernity and Political Thought Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Voices From the Whirlwind
Confessing the Moral God
Gentle Wars of Identity/Difference
The Genesis of Being
Beyond the Moral Imperative

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