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olitical ideas of Leo Strauss

Shadia B. Drury

olitical ideas of Leo Strauss

by Shadia B. Drury

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strauss, Leo, -- 1899-1973.,
  • Political science -- Germany.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementShadia B. Drury.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC263.S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(288)p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21287973M
    ISBN 100333412567

    Buy History of Political Philosophy 3rd Revised edition by Strauss, Leo, Cropsey, Joseph (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(29).   Leo Strauss believed in the intrinsic dignity of the political. He believed in and defended liberal democracy; although he was not blind to .

      Free Online Library: Leo Strauss and the American political religion.(Essay) by "Modern Age"; News, opinion and commentary Literature, writing, book reviews Political science Christianity Analysis Despotism Political philosophers Works Political theorists Social sciences Totalitarianism Tyranny. LEO STRAUSS AND THE CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT IN AMERICA *** By Paul Gottfried. The Montréal Review, May *** "Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America" by Paul Gottfried (Cambridge University Press, ) "Paul Gottfried gives us the most knowledgeable and balanced analysis yet published of the thought of Leo Strauss and of his .

      Heinrich Meier, Leo Strauss and the Theologico-Political Problem (Cambridge University Press, ), Gregory Bruce Smith, “Athens and Washington: Leo Strauss and the American Regime,” in Leo Strauss, Straussians and the American Regime eds. Kenneth L. Deutsch and John A. Murley (Lanham,Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, ),   This enlightening book examines the thinking of political theorist Leo Strauss and how his ideas have been appropriated—or misappropriated—for various conservative agendas. Anne Norton tells the story of the Jewish German-born émigré, his philosophic heirs, and why they are advocates of an American imperialism.


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Olitical ideas of Leo Strauss by Shadia B. Drury Download PDF EPUB FB2

Now in paperback, this book explores the political thought of Leo Strauss, a philosopher most noted for playing a key role in neoconservative thought in America. Drury explores Strauss's thought and its role in American politics, exposing what she argues are the elitist, nearly authoritarian strains within it and those who follow it/5.

Shadia Drury's book (hereafter called PILS) is a useful if overblown critical evaluation of Leo Strauss's work. PILS requires a lot of work. In order to really get something out of it, you must be have at hand several of Strauss's books (Natural Right and History, The City and Man, Thoughts on Machiavelli, On Tyranny and What is Political Philosophy are the minimum requirements) /5(7).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Political Ideas of Leo Strauss at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.3/5. This is the counsel Leo Strauss, among the most consequential teachers and scholars of political philosophy in the 20th century, offered an advanced graduate student who had asked for a general.

Straussian Book List A list of books written: 1) by Leo Strauss himself, 2) by his students (or students of his students, etc.), 3) by scholars who are influenced by him, or 4) about him. This list is meant to be a repository for all things related to Strauss.

“The Truth about Leo Strauss is the most balanced and insightful book yet written about Strauss's thought, students, and political influence. It dispels myths promulgated by both friends and foes and persuasively traces the conflicting paths that American thinkers indebted to Strauss have taken.”—William Galston, Brookings Institution.

Leo Strauss and Neo-conservatism A strain of contemporary political thought known as neo-conservatism has turned to the philosophy of Leo Strauss for its main rationale. Strauss, a refugee from Germany, mistrusted liberal democracies.

He blamed the democratic Weimar Republic in Germany for the rise of Hitler and the destruction of the Jews and other minorities. In this book, 19 prominent representatives of each side in the basic division among Strauss's followers explore his contribution to political philosophy and Jewish thought.

The volume presents the most extensive analysis yet published of Strauss's religious heritage and how it related to his work, and includes Strauss's previously unpublished 'Why We Remain Jews, ' an. Leo Strauss, (born SeptemKirchhain, Germany—died OctoAnnapolis, Maryland, U.S.), German-born American political philosopher and interpreter of classical political theory.

Strauss served in the German army during World War receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg (), he was a research assistant at the Academy for Jewish.

Leo Strauss is one of a handful of political philosophers to turn his gaze to the political thought of Aristophanes. In his book Socrates and Aristophanes (), Strauss provides one of the Author: Eleni Panagiotarakou.

Leo Strauss and History: The Philosopher as Conspirator Claes G. Ryn The Catholic University of America Those wishing to understand political and intellectual develop-ments in today’s America do well to familiarize themselves with the German-American political theorist Leo Strauss (), who was a professor at the University of Chicago.

Start studying Leo Strauss: What is Political Philosophy. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In this classic work, Leo Strauss examines the problem of natural right and argues that there is a firm foundation in reality for the distinction between right and wrong in ethics and politics.

On the centenary of Strauss's birth, and the fiftieth anniversary of the Walgreen Lectures which spawned the work, Natural Right and History remains as controversial and essential as ever.5/5(3). Title: History of Political Philosophy Author: Leo Strauss, Joseph Cropsey Subject: This volume provides an unequaled introduction to the thought of chief contributors to the Western tradition of political philosophy from classical Greek antiquity to the twentieth century.

some preliminary observations on Aristotle in the thinking of Leo Strauss. PART I If, as has often been suggested, Leo Strauss's signature idea is "the return to the ancients, then his book The City and Man would seem to have a special place in his large corpus.

Most of theFile Size: KB. Using Leo Strauss's comparison of ancient and modern philosophers, a discussion on the question "What is Political Philosophy?" The emphasis is on Hobbes by way of contrast with Plato and Aristotle. When Leo Strauss was near death, I called him in Annapolis, MD, where he had his last teaching post, at St John’s College.

I said that I appreciated all he had taught me. He thanked me, and that’s the only conversation we ever had. Yet Strauss was an important teacher to me, mainly by means of his major book, Natural Right and History ( The topic of Leo Strauss’s understanding of democracy and the American regime is fraught with controversy.

Strauss’s many detractors claim that he was hostile to democracy, and Strauss’s. Leo Strauss was born in in the town of Kirchhain in Hesse, Germany, where his father sold farm equipment.

He was raised in an observant Jewish home, though one without much Jewish learning. Strauss graduated from the Gymnasium Philippinum in nearby Marburg in Leo Strauss is known primarily for reviving classical political philosophy through careful analyses of works by ancient thinkers.

As with his published writings, Strauss’s seminars devoted to specific philosophers were notoriously dense, accessible only to graduate students and scholars with a good command of the subject.

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Drury Daniel R. Sabia University of South Carolina - Columbia, This Book Review is brought to you by the Political Science, Department of at Scholar Commons. It has been accepted for inclusion in Faculty Publications by an authorized administrator of Scholar Commons. For more information. I publish it as Strauss’ name has appeared in the conservative media, this time with a new book by Paul Gottfried, Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America, a review of that book by Kenneth McIntyre in The American Conservative magazine, and a post on the magazine’s website defending Strauss by Samuel Goldman.