Daily Archives: July 17, 2009

The Arian Emperor

Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. III: The Golden Age of Patristic Literature (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 205, 237-238, 255. In his fight against state-supported Arianism [Basil the Great] combined ceaseless activity with wisdom and prudence. (205) In 379 the small Nicene … Continue reading

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Locke, or Beyond Locke?

Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 225, 242. [For Plato, t]he State exists to serve the wants of men. Men are not independent of one another, but need the aid and cooperation … Continue reading

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