An Introduction to Political Philosophy: Ten Essays

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Wayne State University Press, 1989 - Philosophy - 365 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

What Is Political Philosophy?
3
On Classical Political Philosophy
59
The Three Waves of Modernity
81
Natural Right and the Historical Approach
99
An Epilogue 725
125
Introduction to History of Political Philosophy
159
Plato 767
167
Progress or Return? The Contemporary Crisis
249
What is Liberal Education?
311
Liberal Education and Responsibility
321
Major Works Published by Leo Strauss
347
Index
357
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