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ISBN-10: 0521190312

ISBN-13: 9780521190312

Augustine's philosophy of lifestyles consists of mediation, reviewing one's prior and routines for self-improvement. Centuries after Plato and earlier than Freud he invented a 'spiritual workout' during which each guy and girl is ready, via reminiscence, to reconstruct and reinterpret life's goals. Brian inventory examines Augustine's precise means of mixing literary and philosophical subject matters. He proposes a brand new interpretation of Augustine's early writings, constructing how the philosophical soliloquy (soliloquium) has emerged as a style of inquiry and the way it pertains to difficulties of self-existence and self-history. The ebook additionally presents transparent research of internal discussion and discourse and the way, as internal discussion enhances and at last replaces outer discussion, a mode of considering emerges, coming up from historic resources and a spiritual perspective indebted to Judeo-Christian tradition.

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