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Augustine's confessions : philosophy in autobiography

Author: William Edward Mann
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014, cop. 2014.
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Eight new essays examine key philosophical issues raised by Augustine in his Confessions-a masterpiece of world literature. They explore a range of topics including what constitutes the happy or  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Augustine's confessions [Ressource électronique] : philosophy in autobiography / William E. Mann, editor.
[Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2014. (Oxford Scholarship Online)
(ABES)180090879
Named Person: Augustine.; Augustin (saint ; 0354-0430).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Edward Mann
ISBN: 9780199577552 0199577552
OCLC Number: 905645731
Notes: Bibliogr. en fin de partie. Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XI-223 p.) ; 23 cm
Contents: Contributors ; Abbreviations ; Introduction ; 1. Augustine's Anti-Platonic Ascents ; 2. Practical Rationality and the Wills of Confessions VIII ; 3. Happiness in Augustine's Confessions ; 4. The Desire for God and the Aporetic Method in Augustine's Confessions ; 5. The Life of the Mind in Dramas and Dreams ; 6. Thinking Eternally ; 7. The Privacy of the Mind and the Fully Approvable Reading of Scripture: Augustine on Genesis 1:1 ; 8. Intelligible Matter and the Genesis of Intellect: The Metamorphosis of a Plotinian Theme in Confessions XII-XIII ; Index
Responsibility: edited by William E. Mann.
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