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Post by Sonia Fanucchi on Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:29 pm

This is a book on Augustine and Desire that feeds into our discussion today, focusing on his attitude to the body and pleasure:

You might be interested in some feminist interpretations of Augustine. Unfortunately the Confessions chapter doesn't appear to be in the preview of this book but it still provides useful background:

This article draws together many of the concerns raised today - the ways in which desire, friendship and evil are interlaced in Confessions.
. You may need to access it through the university JSTOR database but here is a link in case. It is entitled "evil, friendship, and Iconic realism in Augustine's Confessions and the author is Richard. B. Miller.,&searchText=Friendship,&searchText=and&searchText=Iconic&searchText=Realism&searchText=in&searchText=Augustine%27s&searchText=%22Confessions%22&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3DEvil%252C%2BFriendship%252C%2Band%2BIconic%2BRealism%2Bin%2BAugustine%2527s%2B%2522Confessions%2522%26amp%3Bacc%3Don%26amp%3Bwc%3Don%26amp%3Bfc%3Doff%26amp%3Bgroup%3Dnone&refreqid=search%3Ab0812c4cfdd6360beb3f95153b3cf78d&seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

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