Examines how Leo Strauss sought to recover the question of "nature," which he saw as inseparable from genuine philosophy since its inception in ancient Greece.
The first complete intellectual biography of one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, Leo Strauss.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
Broadens the horizons of Strauss’s thought by initiating dialogues between him and figures with whom little or no dialogue has yet occurred.
This archive-based study of the philosophy of Leo Strauss provides in-depth interpretations of key texts and their larger theoretical contexts.
The first comprehensive examination of the debate between Leo Strauss and Alexandre Kojève on the subject of philosophy and tyranny.
The first study of Strauss’s confrontation with modern science and its methods.
European scholars discuss Leo Strauss as a major figure in the history of philosophy.
Reflections on principle and prudence in the thoughts and actions of great thinkers and statesmen.
Explores how the thought of Leo Strauss amounts to a model for thinking about the connection between philosophy, Jewish thought, and history.
Proposes a post-Straussian reading of Plato to advance a reconciliation of ancient and modern theories of natural right.
Examines the German and Jewish sources of Strauss's thought and the extent to which his philosophy can shed light on the crisis of liberal democracy.
Compelling account of Strauss's mature Maimonidean writings.
Examines the early works of German-Jewish philosopher Leo Strauss (1899-1973).