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Augustine

John M. Rist

Paperback 1996-09-12

Publisher Description

This major work constitutes a significant attempt to provide a detailed and accurate account of the character and effects of Augustine's thought as a whole. It describes the transformation of Greco-Roman philosophy into the version that was to become the most influential in the history of Western thought. Augustine weighed some of the major themes of classical philosophy and ancient culture against the truth he found in the Bible and Catholic tradition, and reformulated these in Christian dress.

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Publisher Description

This major work constitutes a significant attempt to provide a detailed and accurate account of the character and effects of Augustine's thought as a whole. It describes the transformation of Greco-Roman philosophy into the version that was to become the most influential in the history of Western thought. Augustine weighed some of the major themes of classical philosophy and ancient culture against the truth he found in the Bible and Catholic tradition, and reformulated these in Christian dress.

Koorong Code109494
ISBN0521589525
EAN9780521589529
Pages356
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryClassic Authors
Sub-CategorySt Augustine
PublisherCambridge University Uk
Publication DateSep 1996
Dimensions20 x 152 x 229mm
Weight0.52kg