Tag: Metaphysics

Major Works

  • Against the Academicians (386)

    - Against the Academicians and The Teacher. Trans. Peter King. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1995.
    Augustine’s attempt to critique the “academic” skepticism of Cicero’s late Roman disciples. From the Publisher: “These new translations of two treatises dealing with the possibility and nature of knowledge in the face of… More
  • The Trinity (416)

    - De Trinitate in The Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century, Vol. I.5. Trans., Edmund Hill. Hyde Park: New City Press, 2012
    Excerpt: “The following dissertation concerning the Trinity, as the reader ought to be informed, has been written in order to guard against the sophistries of those who disdain to begin with faith, and are deceived by a crude and… More
  • The Letters (386-430)

    - Epistulae in the Fathers of the Church, Vols. 12,18, 20, 30, & 32. Trans., W. Parsons. Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press.
    Excerpt (from Letter 1): “I Would not presume, even in playful discussion, to attack the philosophers of the Academy; for when could the authority of such eminent men fail to move me, did I not believe their views to be widely different from… More
  • Concerning the Nature of Good, Against the Manicheans (405)

    - Concerning the Nature of Good, Against the Manicheans in St. Augustine: The Writings against the Manichaeans, and against the Donatists. Ed. Philip Schaff. Buffalo: The Christian Literature Co., 1887.

Commentary

  • Augustine and Being by James Anderson

    - Anderson, James. St. Augustine and Being: A Metaphysical Essay. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1965.
  • Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition

    - MacIntyre, Alasdair. Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition: Eing Gifford Lectures Delivered in the University of Edinburgh in 1988. London: Duckworth, 1990.  
    From the Publisher: “Alasdair MacIntyre—whom Newsweek has called “one of the foremost moral philosophers in the English-speaking world”—here presents his 1988 Gifford Lectures as an expansion of his earlier work Whose Justice? Which… More
  • Grace, Politics, and Desire: Essays on Augustine

    - Meynell, H.A, ed. Grace, Politics, and Desire: Essays on Augustine. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1990.  
    From the Publisher: “Augustine makes his mark in many fields: as political philosopher, biblical exegete, theorist of culture and spiritual autobiographer. His phenomenal range is reflected in this collection of papers. Three essays deal with… More
  • “Augustine on Person: Divine and Human”

    - Clark, Mary. “Augustine on Person: Divine and Human” in Augustine: Presbyter Factus Sum. Ed., Joseph Lienhard et al.. New York: Peter Lang, 1993.  
  • “God as Being: Interpreting Augustine”

    - Kenney, John Peter. “God as Being: Interpreting Augustine.” Augustinian Studies, Vol. 43 (2013), pp. 77-88.