On the Free Choice of the Will, On Grace and Free Choice, and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

On the Free Choice of the Will, On Grace and Free Choice, and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

Augustine of Hippo


Augustine - at the loose selection of the desire, On Grace and loose selection, and different Writings. Edited and Translated by way of: Peter King. Cambridge college Press, 2010. 312 pages. (Cambridge Texts within the heritage of Philosophy). ISBN: 9780521001298

The works translated the following care for significant subject matters within the considering St Augustine (354–430): loose will and divine grace. at the one hand, unfastened will permits humans to make their very own offerings; nevertheless, God's grace is needed for those offerings to be efficacious. 'On the loose selection of the Will', 'On Grace and unfastened Choice', 'On Reprimand and Grace' and 'On the present of Perseverance' set out Augustine's idea of human accountability, and caricature a refined reconciliation of will and charm. This quantity is the 1st to assemble Augustine's early and later writings on those topics, in a brand new translation via Peter King, allowing the reader to work out what Augustine considered as the crowning success of his paintings. the quantity additionally features a transparent and available advent that analyzes Augustine's key philosophical strains of concept.

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