Augustine and Aquinas on Original Sin and the Function of Political Authority

  title={Augustine and Aquinas on Original Sin and the Function of Political Authority},
  author={Paul J. Weithman},
  journal={Journal of the History of Philosophy},
  pages={353 - 376}
tics,' fo r example , m a d e available to political theoris ts o f the pe r iod analyses o f political inst i tut ions tha t d i f f e r e d signif icantly f r o m those they f o u n d in Patristic sources . D i f fe rences b e t w e e n Aris tot le 's views and those o f A u g u s t i n e were especially str iking. T h o m a s A q u i n a s was one o f the first a n d mos t influential o f the t h i r t e e n t h c e n t u r y Aris to te l ians . C h a r t i n g the medieva l assimilat ion o… Expand
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