History of Political Philosophy

Leo Strauss, Joseph Cropsey
University of Chicago Press, 1987 M11 30 - 966 páginas
"An ... introduction to the thought of contributors to the Western tradition of political philosophy from classical Greek antiquity to the twentieth century. Written by experts on the various philosophers ... The third edition ... has been expanded to include Thucydides and Xenophon ... and ... Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. An essay has been added ... on the deceased editor, Leo Strauss. New essays have been written on Aristotle, Burke, and Bentham and James Mill ... the contributors to this volume aim at encouraging the reader to understand the work of each philosopher as he himself did, rather than as a phenomenon of intellectual or social history"--Publisher's description.

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Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. From 1949 to 1968 he was professor of political science at the University of Chicago. He is the author of many books, among them The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, Natural Right and History, and Spinoza's Critique of Religion, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

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