Against The Academics: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 1

bySaint AugustineTranslated byMichael P. Foley

June 25, 2019|
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A fresh, new translation of Augustine’s inaugural work as a Christian convert

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are the remarkable “Cassiciacum dialogues.” In this first dialogue, expertly translated by Michael Foley, Augustine and his interlocutors explore the history and teachings of Academic skepticism, which Augustine is both sympathetic to and critical of. The dialogue serves as a fitting launching point for a knowledge of God and the soul, the overall subject of the Cassiciacum tetralogy.
Title:Against The Academics: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 1Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.88 inPublished:June 25, 2019Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:030023855X

ISBN - 13:9780300238556

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