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Strauss, Leo

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Works: 592 works in 2,599 publications in 12 languages and 84,001 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Commentaries  Records and correspondence  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, 070, Dedicator, Correspondent
Classifications: BM545, 320.01
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Natural right and history by Leo Strauss( Book )

159 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work 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
History of political philosophy by Leo Strauss( Book )

79 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An ... introduction to the thought of contributors to the Western tradition of political philosophy from classical Greek antiquity to the twentieth century. Written by experts on the various philosophers ... The third edition ... has been expanded to include Thucydides and Xenophon ... and ... Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. An essay has been added ... on the deceased editor, Leo Strauss. New essays have been written on Aristotle, Burke, and Bentham and James Mill ... the contributors to this volume aim at encouraging the reader to understand the work of each philosopher as he himself did, rather than as a phenomenon of intellectual or social history"--Publisher's description
Philosophy and law : contributions to the understanding of Maimonides and his predecessors by Leo Strauss( )

22 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish philosophy and the crisis of modernity : essays and lectures in modern Jewish thought by Leo Strauss( )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Portuguese and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first book to bring together the major essays and lectures of Leo Strauss in the field of modern Jewish thought. It contains some of his most famous published writings, as well as significant writings which were previously unpublished. Spanning almost 30 years of continuously deepening reflection, the book presents the full range of Strauss's contributions as a modern Jewish thinker. These essays and lectures cumulatively point toward the "postcritical" reconstruction of Judaism which Strauss envisioned, suggesting in rebuild along Maimonidean lines. Thus, the book lends credence to the view that Strauss was able to uncover and probe the crisis at the heart of modern Jewish thought and history, perhaps with greater profundity than any other contemporary Jewish thinker
The political philosophy of Hobbes, its basis and its genesis by Leo Strauss( Book )

84 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic analysis, Leo Strauss pinpoints what is original and innovative in the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He argues that Hobbes's ideas arose not from tradition or science but from his own deep knowledge and experience of human nature. Tracing the development of Hobbes's moral doctrine from his early writings to his major work The Leviathan, Strauss explains contradictions in the body of Hobbes's work and discovers startling connections between Hobbes and the thought of Plato, Thucydides, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel
Spinoza's critique of religion by Leo Strauss( Book )

32 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Strauss articulates the conflict between reason and revelation as he explores Spinoza's scientific, comparative, and textual treatment of the Bible. Strauss compares Spinoza's Theologico-political Treatise and the Epistles, showing their relation to critical controversy on religion from Epicurus and Lucretius through Uriel da Costa and Isaac Peyrere to Thomas Hobbes.Strauss's autobiographical Preface, traces his dilemmas as a young liberal intellectual in Germany during the Weimar Republic, as a scholar in exile, and as a leader of American philosophical thought.<br
Thoughts on Machiavelli by Leo Strauss( Book )

61 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an expanded version of four lectures delivered by the author at the University of Chicago in 1953
Liberalism, ancient and modern by Leo Strauss( Book )

46 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu nei rong bao kuo:he wei zi you jiao yu, Zi you jiao yu yu ze ren, Gu dian zheng zhi zhe xue zhong de zi you zhu yi, Ping lu ke lai xiu, <mi tu zhi jin> dao du, Pa duo wa de ma xi li wu si deng
The city and man by Leo Strauss( Book )

61 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An enlarged version of the Page-Barbour lectures ... delivered at the University of Virginia in the spring of 1962." Bibliographical footnotes
On tyranny by Leo Strauss( Book )

80 editions published between 1863 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A partir d'un texte de l'Antiquité grecque, l'ouvrage aborde quelques-uns des problèmes fondamentaux de la philosophie politique. Le volume comprend le texte de Xénophon qui a servi de point de départ à la réflexion; l'ouvrage de Strauss sur la question; le point de vue concurrent de Kojève (##Tyrannie et sagesse##); enfin la réplique finale de Strauss (##Mise au point##). [SDM]
What is political philosophy? and other studies by Leo Strauss( Book )

59 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu nei rong bao kuo:shen me shi zheng zhi zhe xue?Zheng zhi zhe xue yu li shi, Lun gu dian zheng zhi zhe xue, Mai meng ni de lun zheng zhi ke xue deng
Leo Strauss : the early writings, 1921-1932 by Leo Strauss( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation of eighteen virtually unknown early publications provides access for the first time to the origins of Leo Strauss's thought in the intellectual life of the German Jewish 'renaissance' in the 1920s. Themes range from the Enlightenment critique of the religion of Spinoza and the anti-critique of Jacobi, to the political Zionism of Herzl and the cultural Zionism of Buber and Ahad Ha'am. The essays and reviews reprinted in this volume document a youth caught in the theological-political conflict between the irretrievability of premodern religion and the disenchantedness of honest atheism, an impossible alternative that precipitated Strauss to seek out the possibility of a return to the level of natural ignorance presupposed in Socratic political philosophy
The argument and the action of Plato's Laws by Leo Strauss( Book )

33 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this intensive book-by-book examination, Leo Strauss arrives at a general interpretation of the Laws within the Platonic corpus. Through careful scrutiny of the actions and gestures of the speakers, analysis of the dramatic development and structure of the text, and penetrating discussion of the ideas on law and government, Strauss guides the reader through this intricate labyrinth of thought on the governing of a state. In contrast to the Republic, which presents an abstract ideal, neither intended for nor capable of being used as the legislative framework of an actual human community, the Laws provides guidelines for the establishment and maintenance of political order in the material world. With masterful interpretative skill, Strauss elucidates Plato's ideas on how the proper legislative and political foundation of a state will enable citizens to restrain selfish interest in favor of ideal political virtue and right opinion"--Unedited summary from book cover
The guide of the perplexed by Moses Maimonides( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide aims "to liberate men from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning."--Cover
Socrates and Aristophanes by Leo Strauss( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and French and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persecution and the art of writing by Leo Strauss( Book )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays collected in Persecution and the Art of Writing all deal with one problem -- the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets for the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by hiding their most controversial and heterodox ideas -- Publisher's description
Xenophon's Socrates by Leo Strauss( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Platonic political philosophy by Leo Strauss( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobbes; studies by K. C Brown( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xenophon's Socratic discourse; an interpretation of the Oeconomicus by Leo Strauss( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and Latin and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Jewish philosophy and the crisis of modernity : essays and lectures in modern Jewish thought
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History of political philosophyPhilosophy and law : contributions to the understanding of Maimonides and his predecessorsJewish philosophy and the crisis of modernity : essays and lectures in modern Jewish thoughtThe political philosophy of Hobbes, its basis and its genesisSpinoza's critique of religionThoughts on MachiavelliLiberalism, ancient and modernThe city and man
Alternative Names
Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss americký politik

Leo Strauss Amerikaans politicus

Leo Strauss deutsch-amerikanischer Philosoph

Leo Strauss ditsche Bolitiker

Leo Strauss Duitse politikus

Leo Strauss filosofo tedesco

Leo Strauss filozof niemiecko-amerykański

Leo Strauss philosophe allemand

Leo Strauss politico alemán

Leo Strauss político estadounidense

Leo Strauss tysk politiker

Lie ao Shi te lao si 1899-1973

Lieao-Shitelaosi 1899-1973

Shṭraʼus, Leʼo

Shṭraʾus, Leʾo 1899-1973

Shutorausu, Reo 1899-1973

Strauss L.

Strauss, Leo 1899-1973

Šṭraʾws, Leʾw

Šṭraʾws Leʾw 1899-1973

Šṭraʾws, Leyʾw

Šṭraʾws Leyʾw 1899-1973

Лео Штраус американский политический философ и культуролог

Лео Штрос

Штраус Л.

Штраус Лео

Штраус, Лео 1899-1973

Լեո Շտրաուս

ליאו שטראוס

ליאו שטראוס פילוסוף יהודי-אמריקאי

שטראוס, לאו

שטראוס לאו 1899-1973

שטראוס, ליאו

שטראוס ליאו 1899-1973

لئو اشتراوس

ليو شتراوس

ليو شتراوس سياسي أمريكي

ლეო შტრაუსი

레오 스트라우스

슈트라우스, 레오 1899-1973

스투라우스, 레오 1899-1973

스트라우스, 레오 1899-1973

시특로사 1899-1973

シュトラウス, L

シュトラウス, レオ

レオ・シュトラウス

列奥·施特劳斯

施特劳斯, 里奥 1899-1973

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