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Leo Strauss on Science: Essays on the Relation Between Natural Science and Political Philosophy

Svetozar Y. Minkov
Format
Book
Published
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2016]
Language
English
Uniform Title
Essays
Series
SUNY Series in the Thought and Legacy of Leo Straus
ISBN
9781438463117, 1438463111, 9781438463131
Contents
  • The relation between political philosophy and natural science
  • Political and psychological preconditions to recovering Socratic science
  • The rediscovery of Socratic dialectic: Strauss on Schmitt's concept of the political
  • The "fundamental political predicament": Strauss on Plato's laws, book III
  • The origin and nature of philosophy
  • The natural frame of reference and the possibility of a comprehensive science
  • Natural right and history (ch. 3) on the origin and nature of philosophy
  • Divine revelation and the possibility of science
  • Strauss's introduction to "Platonic studies" in modern times
  • Philosophy and revelation
  • The foundations and directions of modern philosophy and science
  • Science and politics in Strauss's course on natural right
  • "An irony beyond Machiavelli's irony": a reading of the concluding six paragraphs of thoughts on Machiavelli.
Description
xvii, 222 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-217) and index.
Technical Details
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