Tag: Republicanism

Major Works

  • City of God Against the Pagans (427)

    - De Civitate Dei in The City of God Against the Pagans. Trans., R.W. Dyson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998
    Excerpt: “For to this earthly city belong the enemies against whom I have to defend the city of God. Many of them, indeed, being reclaimed from their ungodly error, have become sufficiently creditable citizens of this city; but many are so inflamed… More


  • “Augustine and Roman Civil Religion: Some Critical Reflections”

    - Fortin, Ernest L. “Augustine and Roman Civil Religion: Some Critical Reflections.” Revue des Etudes Augustiniennes, Vol. 25 (1980), pp. 238-56.
  • Moral Foundations of Constitutional Thought: Current Problems, Augustinian Prospects

    - Walker, Graham. Moral Foundations of Constitutional Thought: Current Problems, Augustinian Prospects. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990.  
    From the Publisher: “Graham Walker boldly recasts the debate over issues like constitutional interpretation and judicial review, and challenges contemporary thinking not only about specifically constitutional questions but also about liberalism, law,… More
  • “Toward an Augustinian Liberalism”

    - Weithman, P.J. “Toward an Augustinian Liberalism.” Faith and Philosophy, Vol. 8 (1991), pp. 461-80.  
    Abstract: “Concern with the vice of pride is often thought contrary to the spirit of liberalism. Among the virtues often ascribed to liberal political institutions is their encouragement of self-assertion and a sense of self-esteem. Moreover Judith… More
  • The City of Man

    - Manent, Pierre. The City of Man. Trans. Marc LePain. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998.  
    From the Publisher: “The “City of God” or the “City of Man”? This is the choice St. Augustine offered 1500 years ago–and according to Pierre Manent the modern West has decisively and irreversibly chosen the latter. In this… More
  • Politics and the Order of Love: An Augustinian Ethic of Democratic Citizenship

    - Gregory, Eric. Politics and the Order of Love: An Augustinian Ethic of Democratic Citizenship. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.  
    From the Publisher: “Augustine—for all of his influence on Western culture and politics—was hardly a liberal. Drawing from theology, feminist theory, and political philosophy, Eric Gregory offers here a liberal ethics of citizenship, one less… More
  • Augustine and Roman Virtue

    - Harding, Brian. Augustine and Roman Virtue. London: Continuum, 2008.  
    From the Publisher: “Augustine and Roman Virtue seeks to correct what the author sees as a fundamental misapprehension in medieval thought, a misapprehension that fuels further problems and misunderstandings in the historiography of philosophy. This… More
  • “Augustine’s Contribution to the Republican Tradition”

    - Cornish, Paul. “Augustine’s Contribution to the Republican Tradition.” European Journal of Political Theory, Vol. 9 (2010), pp. 133-148.  
    Abstract: “The present argument focuses on part of Augustine’s defense of Christianity in The City of God. There Augustine argues that the Christian religion did not cause the sack of Rome by the Goths in 410 CE. Augustine revised the definitions of… More