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Against Academicians and the Teacher

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Published by Hackett Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Skepticism,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Medieval,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Philosophy and religion

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8374214M
ISBN 100872202127
ISBN 109780872202122

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These new translations of two treatises dealing with the possibility and nature of knowledge in the face of skeptical challenges are the first to be rendered from the Latin critical edition, the first to be made specifically with a philosophical audience in mind, and the first to be translated by a scholar with expertise in both modern epistemology and philosophy of language.3/5(1). This is actually two books, not one. Against the Academicians: Augustine's dialog explores the doctrines of Academic Skepticism (represented by Cicero, here), finding fault and once again developing the argument that Descartes later makes famous as teh Cogito. The Teacher: Augustine takes up platonic themes of knowledge and its origin or /5. Against Academicians and the Teacher by St. Augustine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Against Academicians and the Teacher by St Augustine - AbeBooks. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Buy eBook - $ Get this book in print Against the Academicians: The Teacher Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.), Peter King No preview available - 3/5(1).

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  Books, Toys, Games and much more. Against the Academicians and The Teacher by Augustine, Peter King (Translator) Paperback (New Edition) $ Hardcover. $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free ShippingPages: The text works well in a small Great Books seminar where discussion is the. Against the Academicians and the Teacher. Translated by Peter King. Indianapolis: Hackett, , pp. 94– This book was well done and exactly what I expected, being somewhat familiar with other of his works. As Augustine's other similarly titled works, it was a well thought out attack "AGAINST" philosophers and rationalists. The Teacher was very well written and I think properly translated/5. Against the Academicians [Book 3] Conclusion; Book 3 (continued) [21 November ] Post-meal; Against the Academicians Book 3 [21 November ] September (5) .