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Augustine's Quest of Wisdom: Life and Philosophy of the Bishop of Hippo

Author: Vernon J. Bourke
Price: $12.00
Publisher: The Bruce Publishing Company
Publisher Location: Milwaukee, WI
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: fair
Edition: Third printing
Pub Date: 1947
minor shelf wear to book, with stray black mark to top page edges; dj shows chipping along edges, few open and closed tears, 6 cm strip of tape along top of spine and rear panel. Vernon J. Bourke (19071998) was a Canadian-born American professor, author, and Thomist philosopher. His area of expertise was ethics, and especially the moral philosophy of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. Bourke was the President of the American Catholic Philosophical Association in 1948 and an honorary member of the clerical Order of St. Augustine. He was a member of the Natural Law Board at the University of Notre Dame. The first of his eleven books was Bourke was Aquinas' Search for Wisdom. Imprimatur of Moyses E. Kiley, Archbishop of Milwaukee. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!