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On Plato's Symposium The First Major Piece Of Unpublished Work By Leo Strauss To Appear In Than Thirty Years, This Volume Offers The Public The Unprecedented Experience Of Encountering This Renowned Scholar As His Students Did Given As A Course In Autumn Under The Title Plato S Political Philosophy, These Provocative Lectures Until Now, Never Published, But Instead Passed Down From One Generation Of Students To The Next Show Strauss At His Subtle And Insightful Best

About the Author: Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss was a German American philosopher and philologist of ancient Greek text In his early years studying in Germany he acquainted himself with seminal German thinkers of the 20th century such as Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl and Ernst Cassirer As a person of Jewish ancestry, Strauss fled to the United States during the rule of Third Reich and taught at the University of Chicago There, he wrote commentaries on ancient Greek thought of Plato and Aristotle, as well as the medieval philosophy of Maimonides and Islamic philosophers, and expounded his thought on political philosophy His legacy remains in the realm of political theories to this day.

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    This book was my introduction to Leo Strauss, picked up on a whim at a used book shop in Seattle s University District I was immediately struck by the depth of knowledge Strauss brought to his analysis speaking of Athenian topics in strictly Athenian terms, with critical attention to the details of Athenian history and what we know of Athenian religious, political, and social practices

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    I read half of it

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