Persecution And The Art Of Writing

Paperback | October 15, 1988

byLeo Strauss

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The essays collected in Persecution and the Art of Writing all deal with one problem—the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.

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The essays collected in Persecution And The Art Of Writing all deal with one problem-- the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.

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The essays collected in Persecution and the Art of Writing all deal with one problem—the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.

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The essays collected in Persecution And The Art Of Writing all deal with one problem-- the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.

Leo Strauss's contributions to political philosophy include Natural Right and History, Platonic Political Philosophy, and The Rebirth of Classical Political Rationalism, all published by the University of Chicago Press.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:October 15, 1988Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226777111

ISBN - 13:9780226777115

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Persecution and the Art of Writing
3. The Literary Character of the Guide for the Perplexed
4. The Law of Reason in the Kuzari
5. How to Study Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise
Index

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The essays collected in Persecution And The Art Of Writing all deal with one problem-- the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.