Augustine summary

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Augustine summary  23/04/2009 22:00:00     [email protected]   Main idea: Will of one self  Will is defined by ones desire or to love   Man is able to take two paths ultimatelty o Self love (sin) o Love of God  Despite this all man uses language We are all finite creators stuck in time  o We are trapped between things that are finite (measurable which lead  to self-love) or lov outside self (God) o we are unable to move away from self love under our own power  We all have memory  Self love Associates with moral failure and sin  o Augustin lives this life till conversion to Catholicism in Milan  o Indulged in only yourself  o Fall to temptation Pleasures of the flesh Pride Sounds and tastes of food hold a dangerous pleasantness  Want for power and praise  Augstine is guilty of this even in book X Being in love with being loved 
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Anything against god and loving the pleasures that please u 
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course ARLT 100 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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