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By Eleonore Stump,Norman Kretzmann

it truly is difficult to overestimate the significance of the paintings of Augustine of Hippo, either in his personal interval and within the next heritage of Western philosophy. till the 13th century, whilst he can have had a competitor in Thomas Aquinas, he used to be an important thinker of the medieval interval. a lot of his perspectives, together with his idea of the simply conflict, his account of time and eternity, his knowing of the need, his tried answer of the matter of evil, and his method of the relation of religion and cause, have persisted to be influential as much as the current time. during this 2001 quantity of specially-commissioned essays, 16 students supply a wide-ranging and stimulating contribution to our realizing of Augustine, masking all of the significant parts of his philosophy and theology.

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