David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Faith and Philosophy 20 (4):448-459 (2003)
The paper begins by describing two episodes of personal grief recounted by Augustine in the Confessions, that at the death of an unnamed friend and thatat the death of his mother, Monica. It is argued that Augustine intended to show that the earlier fried, and an early phase of his grief for his mother, were sinful. However, contrary to arecent account of Augustine's grief, it is argued (by an examination of the later phase of his grief for his mother) that Augustine does not hold that it is wrong to grieve at the death of a loved one, provided that one grieves for the right reason
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Paul Helm (2003). Augustine's Griefs. Faith and Philosophy 20 (4):448-459.
George Heffernan (2008). Augustinian Skepticism in Augustine's Confessions. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 14:73-86.
Sean J. McGrath (2008). Alternative Confessions, Conflicting Faiths: A Review of the Influence of Augustine on Heidegger. [REVIEW] American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 (2):317-335.
Phillip Cary (2000). Augustine's Invention of the Inner Self: The Legacy of a Christian Platonist. OUP USA.
R. A. Markus (1972). Augustine; a Collection of Critical Essays. Garden City, N.Y.,Anchor Books.
Daniel J. Kirchner (2010). Augustine's Use of Epicureanism. International Philosophical Quarterly 50 (2):183-200.
G. R. Evans (1982). Augustine on Evil. Cambridge University Press.
Donald L. M. Baxter (2005). Altruism, Grief, and Identity. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (2):371–383.
Donald L. M. Baxter (2005). Altruism, Grief, and Identity. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (2):371 - 383.
Amy Olberding (2004). The Consummation of Sorrow: An Analysis of Confucius' Grief for Yan Hui. Philosophy East and West 54 (3):279-301.
William Werpehowski (1991). Weeping at The Death of Dido: Sorrow, Virtue, and Augustine's "Confessions". Journal of Religious Ethics 19 (1):175 - 191.
Giora Hon (2006). Can Error Imply Existence? Philosophy and Theology 18 (2):201-218.
Gerard J. P. O'Daly (1987). Augustine's Philosophy of Mind. University of California Press.
Kathleen Roberts Skerrett (2009). Consuetudo Carnalis in Augustine's Confessions: Confessing Identity/Belonging to Difference. Journal of Religious Ethics 37 (3):495-512.
G. Matthews (2004). The Aporetic Augustine. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 78:23-39.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads3 ( #292,777 of 1,100,994 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #290,337 of 1,100,994 )
How can I increase my downloads?