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Author Lampert, Laurence, 1941- author.

Title The enduring importance of Leo Strauss / Laurence Lampert.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    181.06 LAM    Available
Description ix, 345 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-321) and index.
Contents Strauss's recovery of exotericism -- Exotericism exposed: letters to Jacob Klein -- Exotericism embraced: "the law of reason in the Kuzari" -- The Socratic Enlightenment -- The peculiarly Socratic philosophizing: Xenophon's Gynaikologia -- Socrates, the real real man: Xenophon's Andrologia -- Platonic political philosophy: "ministerial poetry" -- Extending the history of philosophy back to Homer: Seth Benardete's Odyssey -- The modern Enlightenment -- Attacking the Enlightenment on behalf of orthodoxy: the introduction to philosophy and law -- Attacking the Enlightenment on behalf of Socrates: "what is political philosophy?" -- Advancing the Enlightenment: Strauss's recovery of Nietzsche's theological-political program -- Epilogue: Strauss's farewell.
Subject Strauss, Leo.
Philosophy -- History -- 20th century.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Political science -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780226039480 cloth alkaline paper
022603948X cloth alkaline paper
Standard No. 40022616946

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