Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy Epub ☆
- 268 pages
- Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy
- Leo Strauss
- 13 October 2016 Leo Strauss
❮Epub❯ ➜ Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy ➛ Author Leo Strauss – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk One of the outstanding thinkers of our time offers in this book his final words to posterity Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy was well underway at the time of Leo Strauss's death in 1973 Havin One of the outstanding thinkers of Platonic Political Epub Û our time offers in this book his final words to posterity Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy was well underway at the time of Leo Strauss's death in Having chosen the title for the book he selected the most important writings of his later years and arranged them to clarify the issues in political philosophy that occupied his attention throughout his life As his choice of title indicates the heart of Strauss's work is Platonism—a Platonism that is Studies in ePUB ´ altogether unorthodox and highly controversial These essays consider among others Heidegger Husserl Nietzsche Marx Moses Maimonides Machiavelli and of course Plato himself to test the Platonic understanding of the conflict between philosophy and political society Strauss argues that an awesome spritual impoverishment has engulfed modernity because of our dimming awareness of that conflict Thomas Pangle's Introduction places the work within the context of the entire Straussian corpus and focuses especially on Strauss's late Socratic writings as a key to his mature thought For those already familiar with Strauss Pangle's essay will provoke thought and debate; for beginning readers of Strauss it provides a fine introduction A complete bibliography of Strauss's writings if included.