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Heidegger, Strauss, and the premises of philosophy : on original forgetting

Author: Richard L Velkley
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2015. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edition 2015View all editions and formats
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Examines the complex philosophical relationship between Martin Heidegger and Leo Strauss. The author argues that both thinkers provide searching analyses of the philosophical tradition's origins in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Leo Strauss; Martin Heidegger; Martin Heidegger; Leo Strauss
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Velkley
ISBN: 9780226214948 022621494X
OCLC Number: 894354583
Description: viii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Repetition of antiquity at the peak of modernity --
Primal truth, errant tradition, and crisis: the pre-Socratics in late modernity --
"The unradicality of modern philosophy": thinking in correspondence --
On caves and histories: Strauss's post-Nietzschean Socratism --
Exigencies of freedom and politics --
Freedom from the good: Heidegger's idealist grounding of politics --
Heidegger on Nietzsche and the higher freedom --
The room for political philosophy: Strauss on Heidegger's political thought --
Construction of modernity --
On the roots of rationalism: Strauss's natural right and history as response to Heidegger --
Is modernity an unnatural construct? --
Strauss on individuality and poetry --
Epilogue: dwelling and exile.
Responsibility: Richard Velkley.

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