Augustine's Confessions

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Augustine’s Confession Augustine on his own view stole the fruit for the mere enjoyment of the sin and theft that the stealing involved. He says in (II,4) “Behold, now let my heart tell you what it looked for there, that I should be evil without purpose and there should be no cause for my evil, but evil itself. Foul was the evil, and I loved it.” Augustine knew that what he was doing at …

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…to a man later in life realized the right and wrong of his actions. the only regret that he has is that that moment in his life is gone forever, not to be replaced. Augustine had to live with hi immoral choice the rest of his days. Work Cited Augustine, St. The Confessions of St. Augustine. Trans. John K. Ryan. New York: Doubleday, 1960. Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics. Trans. Martin Oswald. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1962.