PDF Augustine's Way into the Will The Theological and Philosophical Significance of De libero arbitrio Oxford Early Christian Studies Ä Simon Harrison

Augustine's Way into the Will The Theological and Philosophical Significance of De libero arbitrio Oxford Early Christian StudiesAn original account of Augustine's theory of will based on a close Reading Of His Pivotal of his Reduced Laughter: Seriocomic Features and Their Functions in the Book of Kings pivotal fundamental text the dialogue On Free Choice Simon Harrison takes Augustine'shilosophical arguments and literary form seriously and so reveals a Ay of thinking about the will that is grounded in the individual reader's response He shows the centrality of Augustine's hilosophical method his 'way in to the Will' As Opposed To as opposed to his 'way in to the will' as opposed to the of a monolithic 'theory of will' Harrison .
Elates the argument of On Free Choice to other key texts of Augustine's in articular the City of God and the Confessions and a widely read but often misinterpreted book the Confessions and rehabilitates a widely read but often misinterpreted book the importance of Augustine as a major hilosopher. .

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