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The Enduring Influence of St. Augustine in Western Philosophy

Anthony R. Etuk
Keywords: Medieval, Divine Illumination, Privation, Time, Just War

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Etuk, A.R., 2021. The Enduring Influence of St. Augustine in Western Philosophy. United International Journal for Research & Technology (UIJRT), 2(3), pp.49-56.

Abstract

Far beyond the Medieval antiquity of his time. St. Augustine remains a towering figure with an enduring relevance in western philosophy history. With his ideas leveraging most Modern and Contemporary philosophical systems, his significance in western philosophical thought cannot be over-emphasized. To enunciate this with evidential supports, this Paper reviews some of Augustine’s thoughts that have remained influential in western philosophy. The paper adopts the descriptive and analytic research method.

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