Augustine and the Limits of Politics (Frank M. Covey, Jr.

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Human nature which had been corrupted since the Fall is in the need of complete divine remaking (ie. grace). 3. They had in common a respect for the great writers of old, such as the Fathers of the Church, Aristotle, Plato, Boethius, Pseudo-Dionysius, and Avicenna. Of course, to make this point is in no way to belittle the monumental achievements of the best medieval logicians, or to suggest that we have no reason to welcome almost 400 pages of the latest scholarly work, condensed though it be, on medieval logic.

Pages: 144

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press (February 15, 1996)

ISBN: 0268006458

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