By Simon Harrison
An unique account of Augustine's thought of will, in line with a detailed interpreting of his pivotal and basic textual content, the discussion On unfastened selection. Simon Harrison takes Augustine's philosophical arguments and literary shape heavily and so unearths a fashion of wondering the desire that's grounded within the person reader's reaction. He exhibits the centrality of Augustine's philosophical technique, his 'way in to the will', instead of the development of a monolithic 'theory of will'. Harrison relates the argument of On unfastened option to different key texts of Augustine's, particularly town of God and the Confessions, and rehabilitates a commonly learn yet usually misinterpreted e-book to teach the significance of Augustine as an important thinker.
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Extra resources for Augustine's Way into the Will: The Theological and Philosophical Significance of De libero arbitrio (Oxford Early Christian Studies)
Cf. my remarks about Arnauld's Alypius above. I give a quotation from the end of the first book. Augustine has just given a summary of the argument.
I give a quotation from the end of the first book. Augustine has just given a summary of the argument.