An Introduction to Political Philosophy: Ten Essays by Leo Strauss (Revised)

Leo Strauss (Author) Hilail Gildin (Introduction by)
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Description

A reissue of the 1975 edition, with four added essays, this collection offers a clear introduction to Strauss' views regarding the nature of political philosophy, its chief contemporary antagonists, its classical forms, and its modern version. It gives the reader Strauss' thoughts on what political philosophy has been and should be again.
Selected for their general interest and their accessibility, the essays in the book provide a solid foundation for understanding Leo Strauss and his political philosophy.

Product Details

Price
$44.39
Publisher
Wayne State University Press
Publish Date
August 01, 1989
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.42 X 0.84 X 8.04 inches | 0.92 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780814319024
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About the Author

Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. From 1949 to 1968 he was professor of political science at the University of Chicago. He is the author of many books, among them The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, Natural Right and History, and Spinoza's Critique of Religion, all published by the University of Chicago Press.