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The Resource Overcoming Our Evil : Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine

Overcoming Our Evil : Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine

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Overcoming Our Evil : Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine
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Overcoming Our Evil
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Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine
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Can people ever really change? Do they ever become more ethical, and if so, how? Overcoming Our Evil focuses on the way ethical and religious commitments are conceived and nurtured through the methodical practices that Pierre Hadot has called "spiritual exercises." These practices engage thought, imagination, and sensibility, and have a significant ethical component, yet aim for a broader transformation of the whole personality. Going beyond recent philosophical and historical work that has focused on ancient Greco-Roman philosophy, Stalnaker broadens ethical inquiry into spiritual e
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Overcoming Our Evil : Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine
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Overcoming Our Evil : Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine
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Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Source and Citation Formats; Chapter One: Comparative Ethics; Chapter Two: Contexts for Interpretation; Chapter Three: Ugly Impulses and a Muddy Heart; Chapter Four: Broken Images of the Divine; Chapter Five: Comparing Human "Natures"; Chapter Six: Artifice Is the Way; Chapter Seven: Crucifying and Resurrecting the Mind; Chapter Eight: Reformations: Spiritual Exercises in Comparative Perspective; Chapter Nine: Understanding and Neighborliness; References; Index
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