{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Midterm Part 2( Philosophy)

Midterm Part 2( Philosophy) - Alexandria Hurt Mr Youngren...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Alexandria Hurt Mr. Youngren Midterm Part II Midterm Part 2 Quote: “I was being gratuitously wanton, having no inducement to evil but the evil itself. It was foul, and I loved it. I loved my own undoing. I loved my error—not that for which I erred but the error itself.” - St. Augustine This quote is an excerpt from St. Augustine’s Confession, in which he describes an experience in his youth where he freely chooses to sin. In this quote St. Augustine reveals his inner feelings when he was stealing the pears with his comrades. He admits his wrong doing and explains why he enjoyed performing this act. Some philosophers, including Plato would disagree with this concept that St. Augustine presents. Since there are obviously two different interpretations for St. Augustine’s quote, the idea behind it is very much subjective. St. Augustine’s overall explanation for stealing the pears was basically a typical teenage excuse: he liked being “bad”. A lot of teens acquire a satisfaction from doing evil deeds or
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern