Tag: Knowledge

Major Works

  • The Teacher (389)

    - De Magistro in Against the Academicians and The Teacher. Trans., Peter King. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1995.
    A philosophical inquiry into questions of epistemology featuring a dialogue between Augustine and his son Adeodatus set before his son’s death.
  • Confessions (389)

    - Confessions. Trans. Henry Chadwick. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
    Excerpt: “Among such as these, in that unstable period of my life, I studied the books of eloquence, for it was in eloquence that I was eager to be eminent, though from a reprehensible and vainglorious motive, and a delight in human vanity. In the… More
  • The Literal Meaning of Genesis (415)

    - De Genesi ad Litteram in St. Augustine: The Literal Meaning of Genesis, Trans., John H. Taylor. Long Prairie: Newman Press 1982
    Excerpt: ” CHAPTER 1 The interpretation of Scripture. The meaning of heaven and earth. 1. Sacred Scripture, taken as a whole, is divided into two parts, as our Lord intimates when He says: ”A scribe instructed in the kingdom of God is like a… More

Commentary

  • The Light of the Mind: St. Augustine’s Theory of Knowledge

    - Nash, Ronald. The Light of the Mind: St. Augustine’s Theory of Knowledge. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1969.  
    From the Publisher: “St. Augustine is not only the bridge that links ancient philosophy and early Christian theology with the thought of the Middle Ages, but one who, in his philosophy and especially in his epistemology, anticipated some of the most… More
  • St. Augustine’s Theory of Knowledge: A Contemporary Analysis

    - Bubacz, Bruce. St. Augustine’s Theory of Knowledge: A Contemporary Analysis. New York: E. Mellen Press, 1982.  
    States that there exists in St. Augustine’s work a unified theory of knowledge, attempts to analyze the individual elements in Augustine’s epistemology and relate them to a unified structure, and relates Augustine’s theory of knowledge to… More
  • Augustine’s Love of Wisdom: An Introspective Philosophy

    - Bourke, Vernon. Augustine’s Love of Wisdom: An Introspective Philosophy. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 1992.  
    From the Publisher: “Augustine’s Love of Wisdom is an analytical and interpretive focus on the first thirty chapters of book ten of Augustine’s Autobiographical Confessions. Bourke provides a rich synthesis of key tenets of Augustine’s… More