Augustine and the Nature of a "Republic" Essay by Master Researcher

Augustine and the Nature of a "Republic"
This paper discusses Augustine's reasoning concerning the nature of a republic and a people.
# 37944 | 900 words | 8 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Nov 12, 2003 in History (European) , History (Leaders) , Political Science (Political Theory)

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This paper explains that Augustine shows that "the people" are a group that could be associated by a general notion of "right," as well as by a community of interests. But if there is no true justice, it means there cannot be a general notion of "right," and therefore there can be no people, nor any republic.

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