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Neoplatonism and rhetoric in Saint Augustine's De doctrina christiana

Confessions 397-401 and De doctrina christiana 396 and 426 bracket Neoplatonic philosophy with Ciceronian rhetoric, finding the value of each to be limited by an emphasis on individual achievement that is conductive to pride, and therfore defective for Christian eloquence.

Author: Martin Camargo
Volume:
16
Pages:
393-408
Language:
English
Periodical:
Rhetorica
Number:
4
Format: Article
Topic: - Biography > Relations and Sources > Platonism - Neo-platonism > General studies > Neo-platonism
- Works > Augustine writer > Rhetoric. Dialectic > Rhetoric (persona)
- Works > Doctrinal works > De doctrina christiana
Status: Needs Review