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Leo Strauss, education, and political thought

Author: J G York; Michael Peters
Publisher: Madison NJ : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection by some of the leading scholars of Strauss' work is the first devoted to Strauss' thought regarding education. It seeks to address his conception of education as it applies to a range of his most important concepts, such as his views on the importance of revelation, his critique of modern democracy and the importance of modern classical education. This book attempts to maintain traditional scholarly  Read more...
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Named Person: Leo Strauss; Leo Strauss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J G York; Michael Peters
ISBN: 9781611470543 1611470544 9780838641965 0838641962 9781611470550 1611470552
OCLC Number: 580120123
Description: 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Leo Strauss : reading between the lines / Michael A. Peters and J.G. York --
Why Leo Strauss? Four answers and one consideration concerning the uses and disadvantages of the school for the philosophical life / Heinrich Meier --
"The second cave" : Leo Strauss and the possibility of education in the contemporary world / Neil G. Robertson --
Strauss's rights pedagogy / Tim McDonough --
Strauss's new reading of Plato / Catherine H. Zuckert --
Why Leo Strauss is not an Aristotelian : an exploratory study / Michael P. Zuckert --
"Do no harm" : Leo Strauss and the limits of remedial politics / Timothy L. Simpson and Jon Fennell --
Taming the power elite / Shadia B. Drury --
Leo Strauss and the neoconservative critique of the liberal university : postmodernism, relativism, and the culture wars / Michael A. Peters.
Responsibility: edited by J.G. York and Michael A. Peters.

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