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Strauss, Leo

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Works: 370 works in 1,811 publications in 10 languages and 54,700 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, Dedicator, Correspondent
Classifications: JC571,
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Natural right and history by Leo Strauss( Book )
145 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,492 libraries worldwide
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. "Strauss ...makes a significant contribution towards an understanding of the intellectual crisis in which we find ourselves ...[and] brings to his task an admirable scholarship and a brilliant, incisive mind."--John H. Hallowell, American Political Science Review Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was the Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Political Science at the University of Chicago
The political philosophy of Hobbes, its basis and its genesis by Leo Strauss( Book )
97 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,827 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
Thoughts on Machiavelli by Leo Strauss( Book )
67 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,476 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 )
35 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Ben shu jie ji de wen zhang han gai le ding yi he wei shi te lao si si xiang de zhong yao zhu ti : xi fang chuan tong zhong li xing yu qi shi de zhang li, zi you min zhu zheng zhi de zhe xue ji chu, te bie shi gu dai yu xian dai liang zhong zi you zhu yi xiang hu chong tu er you hu bu de guan xi
The city and man by Leo Strauss( Book )
54 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
What is political philosophy? and other studies by Leo Strauss( Book )
54 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
On tyranny by Leo Strauss( Book )
69 editions published between 1863 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
This title is Leo Strauss's classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue 'Hiero', or 'Tyrannicus', in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantes of exercising tyranny
Persecution and the art of writing by Leo Strauss( Book )
52 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Traz estudo sobre as obras Tractatus Theologico-Politicus, de Spinoza; The Law of Reason in the Kuzari (Quzar, região da república do Azerbaijão); The Guide for the Perplexed, de Maimonides
Socrates and Aristophanes by Leo Strauss( Book )
38 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and French and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
The argument and the action of Plato's Laws by Leo Strauss( Book )
32 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Spinoza's critique of religion by Leo Strauss( Book )
26 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 949 libraries worldwide
Xenophon's Socrates by Leo Strauss( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Hobbes; studies by Keith C Brown( Book )
14 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Studies in Platonic political philosophy by Leo Strauss( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Xenophon's Socratic discourse; an interpretation of the Oeconomicus by Leo Strauss( Book )
30 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 754 libraries worldwide
The rebirth of classical political rationalism : an introduction to the thought of Leo Strauss : essays and lectures by Leo Strauss( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Leo Strauss on Plato's Symposium by Leo Strauss( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
The first major piece of unpublished work by Leo Strauss to appear in more than thirty years, Leo Strauss On Plato's "Symposium" offers the public the unprecedented experience of encountering this renowned scholar as his students did. Given as a course in autumn 1959 under the title "Plato's Political Philosophy," at the University of Chicago, these transcripts previously had circulated in samizdat fashion, passed down from one generation of students to the next. They show Strauss at his best, in his subtle and sometimes indirect style of analysis, which has attracted almost as much commentary as has the content of his thought. Strauss presents a coherent and complete interpretation of the Symposium, proceeding by a meticulous reading from beginning to end. Operating on the once common hypothesis that commentary is an excellent method of expounding the truth, Strauss sheds light not only on the meaning of the dialogue and its place in the Platonic corpus, but also on a host of important topics, including the nature of eros and its place in the overall economy of human life; the perennial quarrel between poetry and philosophy, and the relation of both to piety, politics, and morality; the character of Socrates and the questions of his trial; and many other matters. As provocative as they were a half century ago, these important lectures will be welcomed by students of classics, philosophy, politics, psychology, and political philosophy
Jewish philosophy and the crisis of modernity : essays and lectures in modern Jewish thought by Leo Strauss( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Portuguese and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Philosophy and law : contributions to the understanding of Maimonides and his predecessors by Leo Strauss( Book )
15 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Leo Strauss : the early writings, 1921-1932 by Leo Strauss( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 256 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
 
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Alternative Names
Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss Amerikaans politicus
Leo Strauss Classical philosophy specialist and father of neoconservativism
Leo Strauss deutsch-amerikanischer Philosoph
Leo Strauss filosofo tedesco
Leo Strauss filozof niemiecko-amerykański
Leo Strauss philosophe allemand
Leo Strauss político estadounidense
Lie ao Shi te lao si 1899-1973
Lieao-Shitelaosi 1899-1973
Shṭraʼus, Leʼo
Shṭraʾus, Leʾo 1899-1973
Shutorausu, Reo 1899-1973
Strauss, Leo 1899-1973
Šṭraʾws, Leʾw 1899-1973
Šṭraʾws, Leyʾw 1899-1973
Лео Штрос
Штраус, Лео
Штраус, Лео 1899-1973
ליאו שטראוס
שטראוס לאו 1899-1973
שטראוס, ליאו
שטראוס ליאו 1899-1973
لئو اشتراوس
ليو شتراوس
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, レオ
レオ・シュトラウス
列奥·施特劳斯
施特劳斯, 里奥 1899-1973
Languages
English (693)
French (93)
German (39)
Spanish (28)
Chinese (15)
Italian (13)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Latin (1)
Russian (1)
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