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Augustine: On the Trinity

Augustine: On the Trinity
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  • Date Published: July 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521796651

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  • As a major statement of Augustine's thought, in which he develops his philosophy of mind, On the Trinity had a considerable influence on medieval philosophy, and continues to interest philosophers today. This edition presents it together with a philosophical and historical introduction by Gareth Matthews, and useful notes on further reading.

    • Gareth Matthews is an extremely distinguished authority on Augustine
    • On the Trinity is one of the most important of medieval texts
    • This edition targets philosophers and emphasizes the philosophical significance of the work, which hasn't been done before
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    'Augustine as a philosopher rather than a theologian … an unusual and refreshing approach … McKenna's translation is eminently readable, while remaining close to the original meaning of the text … This book contrives to restore Augustine to his place among philosophers without denying his status as a theologian.' Philosophical Writings

    'This book is well worth reading not only as an impressive display of the intellectual powers of a giant of western thought, but also as a reminder that the middle ages were not the philosophical desert that so many contemporaries seem to think they were.' Practical Philosophy

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    • Date Published: July 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521796651
    • length: 268 pages
    • dimensions: 213 x 150 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Book 8
    Book 9
    Book 10
    Book 11
    Book 12
    Book 13
    Book 14
    Book 15.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Topics in Philosophy - Augustine
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    Augustine

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    Gareth B. Matthews, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Gareth B. Matthews, Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachussetts, Amherst, has written widely on Augustine and on medieval philosophy generally.

    Translator

    Stephen McKenna

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