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Augustine’s De magistro: Scriptural Arguments and the Genre of Philosophy

Augustine’s De magistro has been of particular interest to those working on the philosophy of language, as can be seen most recently in Emmanuel Bermon’s Habilitationsschrift, published as La Signification et l’enseignement (Paris, 2007). The focus on the philosophy of language has, however, tended to occlude analysis of the argumentative value of Augustine’s quotation of […]