Augustine the Reader Paperback

Meditation, Self-knowledge and the Ethics of Interpretation

by Brian Stock;


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Augustine the Reader

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Augustine of Hippo, a central figure in the history of Western thought, is also the author of a theory of reading that has had a profound influence on Western letters from the ages of Petrarch, Montaigne, Luther, and Rousseau to Freud and the late 20th century. In the union of philosophy, psychology, and literary insights that forms the basis of Augustine's theory of reading, the reader emerges as the dominant model of the reflective self. Brian Stock provides an account of this theory within the evolution of Augustine's early dialogues, his "Confessions", and his systematic treatises.

Augustine the Reader by Brian Stock was published by Harvard University Press in March 1998. The ISBN for Augustine the Reader is 9780674052772.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherHarvard University Press (March 1998)
EditionNew edition
Weight649g
Number of Pages475
Thickness25 mm
Height235 mm
Width162 mm
ISBN9780674052772
ISBN-100674052773
Product Code1192736
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