The Christian Philosophy of Saint Augustine

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The Romans...more pragmatic genius lay in the realm of law, political administration, and military strategy. He was one of the authorities most cited by the Scholastic authors. and the fifth treatise is an account of the universal form and universal matter that underlie everything in the universe except God. but also because unlike the Hebrew summary translation. who were strictly religious Muslims intolerant of other religions. the main version of the text is the Latin 12th century translation—it is considered more true to the original than the later 13th century Hebrew translation both because it is an earlier translation. though we do have some extant fragments in the form of citations of the original Arabic version in the Arabic language texts of other Jewish medieval philosophers.

Pages: 398

Publisher: Octagon Books (September 1983)

ISBN: 0882548735

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