What is the self according to Augustine?

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St. Augustine has some very interesting ideas on the sense of self, the mind, and the idea of intelligence, primarily as a result of his time period and theological background. Given that Augustine lived in the fifth century CE, he was not privy to the understanding of the psyche and mind that came many centuries afterwards. He relied wholly on logic and his belief in God to form a philosophy of self and the mind.

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