By Simon Harrison

ISBN-10: 0198269846

ISBN-13: 9780198269847

An unique account of Augustine's concept of will, in keeping with a detailed studying of his pivotal and basic textual content, the discussion On loose Choice. Simon Harrison takes Augustine's philosophical arguments and literary shape heavily and so unearths a fashion of considering the desire that's grounded within the person reader's reaction. He indicates the centrality of Augustine's philosophical approach, his 'way in to the will', in place of the development of a monolithic 'theory of will'. Harrison relates the argument of On loose Choice to different key texts of Augustine's, specifically the City of God and the Confessions, and rehabilitates a broadly learn yet frequently misinterpreted publication to teach the significance of Augustine as a tremendous philosopher.

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