To mention Augustine's name is to evoke one of a handful of towering geniuses in the history of the Christian West. Even in an age that has repudiated much of what he stands for, he is still acknowledged as a giant among giants, a phenomenon of sorts, a thinker of surpassing depth and subtlety. His weakness, if he has one, is that he tried to be all things to all people; his greatness, that he mostly succeeded.


Issue contains the subject matter of the 1994 Philosophy Colloquium, which had the theme "Augustine on Human Goodness: Metaphysics, Ethics and Politics." It was held April 7-9, 1994.



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