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Augustine and republican liberty

Abstract:

One of the most controversial aspects of Augustine’s political thought is his use of imperial power to coerce religious dissenters. While scholars have sought to situate Augustine’s justifications of coercion within his historical, social, and political contexts, even the most helpful approaches do not alleviate concerns that Augustine’s defense of coercion violates individual liberty. This paper argues that one reason for this is that many defenders and detractors tend to view Augustine’s de...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5840/augstudies201792636

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
NDORMS; KIR
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Publisher:
Philosophy Documentation Centre Publisher's website
Journal:
Augustinian Studies Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
119-159
Publication date:
2017-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2153-7917
ISSN:
0094-5323
Source identifiers:
810730
Language:
English
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pubs:810730
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pubs:810730
Deposit date:
2017-12-13

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