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Unformatted text preview: --Augustine wants us to understand the end results of the empty ambitions of this world -Book 7 is discussion of Neo-Platoism o Finds a vision of unity and vision of peace, which is opposite to what he finds in Rome= Disorder, dissatisfaction o Neo-platoism is not concrete advice for Augustine-Book 8--Sees his love of self relative to god and then recats his relationships to others-Unable to fully think about what caritas it -Established a model that in some ways parallels the protestnad reformation-Augustine is suspicious between the Church and Roman Empire-Augustine argues there are 2 loves one is concerned with common good, other one is for lust...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course POLISCI 345 taught by Professor Bathory during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11