Teaching Augustine by Scott McGinnisTeaching Augustine by Scott McGinnis

Teaching Augustine

Guest editorScott McGinnis, Christopher Metress

Hardcover | November 17, 2015

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In October 2014, more than fifty scholars gathered at Samford University for Augustine Across the Curriculum, a conference designed to help non-specialists teach Augustine more effectively in undergraduate core and general education courses. This volume includes keynote addresses by Peter Iver Kaufman and Kristen Deede Johnson, as well as a selection of top papers from the conference.

Title:Teaching AugustineFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:180 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.44 inShipping dimensions:9.61 × 6.69 × 0.44 inPublished:November 17, 2015Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3038421154

ISBN - 13:9783038421153


Table of Contents

Section I. Keynote AddressesPeter Iver KaufmanDeposito Diademate: Augustine's EmperorsKristen Deede JohnsonThe Justice Game: Augustine, Disordered Loves, and the Temptation to Change the WorldSection II. Pedagogical ContextsAllan FitzgeraldNaming the Mystery: An Augustinian IdealJ. Caleb ClantonTeaching Socrates, Aristotle, and Augustine on AkrasiaIan ClausenSeeking the Place of Conscience in Higher Education: An Augustinian ViewPeter BuschModern Restlessness, from Hobbes to AugustineSection III. Rarely Read AugustineDaniel E. BurnsAugustine's Introduction to Political Philosophy: Teaching De Libero Arbitrio, Book IRobert D. AndersonTeaching Augustine's On the TeacherJohn MacInnisAugustine's De Musica in the 21st Century Music ClassroomSection IV. Exemplary Assignments Bryan J. WhitfieldTeaching Augustine's Confessions in the Context of Mercer's Great Books ProgramMark S. M. ScottAugustine and Autobiography: Confessions as a Roadmap for Self-ReflectionMaria Poggi JohnsonAugustine, Addiction and Lent: A Pedagogic ExerciseSection V. Augustine in the Core Curriculum and BeyondMichael ChiarielloAugustine's Confessions: Interiority at the Core of the Core CurriculumThomas NordlundThe Physics of Augustine: The Matter of Time, Change and an Unchanging God