Persecution and the Art of Writing

Persecution and the Art of Writing
Author : Leo Strauss
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Total Pages : 214
Release : 2013-05-10
ISBN 10 : 9780226227887
ISBN 13 : 022622788X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Persecution and the Art of Writing Book Description:

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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