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After Leo Strauss : new directions in platonic political philosophy

Tucker Landy author.

2014

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  • Title:
    After Leo Strauss : new directions in platonic political philosophy
  • Author: Tucker Landy author.
  • Description: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chapter 1 Introduction: Rethinking Leo Strauss""; ""1. Strauss, Historicism, and the Academy""; ""2. Some New Directions""; ""3. Overview""; ""Chapter 2 Modern Science and Classical Natural Right""; ""1. The Role of Analogy in Ancient Physics""; ""2. Early Modern Advances in Coherence: The Mechanistic Philosophy""; ""3. Disrupting the Progress: Gains and Losses in Intelligibility""; ""4. Another Blow to Mechanical Modeling: The Theory of Relativity""; ""5. Quantum Nonmechanics""; ""6. Explaining and Not Explaining the Law of Entropy""
    ""7. The Limitations of Modern Physics""""8. The Socratic Turn from Cosmology and the Foundation of Natural Right""; ""Chapter 3 Nietzsche�s Plato""; ""1. Nietzsche�s Brand of Reductionism""; ""2. Nietzsche�s Reductionist View of Socrates""; ""Chapter 4 Socrates, the Ideas, and a Non-Esoteric Reading of Plato""; ""1. The Socratic Turn and the Theory of Ideas in the Phaedo""; ""2. The Turn from Reductionism in the Phaedrus""; ""3. Socrates against the Reductionists: Thrasymachus""; ""4. Socrates against the Reductionists: Polus and Callicles""
    ""5. The Socratic Re-enchantment with the World""""Chapter 5 The Limitations of Platonic Dualism""; ""1. Plato�s Republic�Timaeus�Critias Trilogy""; ""2. Aristotle�s Critique of Platonic Physics and Politics""; ""3. Machiavelli�s Revolt against Platonic and Christian Pessimism""; ""4. The New Science of Nature: Implications for Politics""; ""5. Hobbes and the Quest for a New Science of Human Nature""; ""6. Economics and Order Arising from Below""; ""7. Where Are We Now?""; ""Chapter 6 Socratic Liberalism""; ""1. The Apology: Socratic Uncertainty and the Socratic Way of Life""
    ""2. Socrates and the Value of Perplexity""""3. Uncertainty and Philosophy in the Republic""; ""4. Socratic Uncertainty and the Teleology of Aristotle""; ""5. The Modern Origins of Democratic Liberalism""; ""6. Challenges to Classical Liberalism, Part I: Rousseau""; ""7. Challenges to Classical Liberalism, Part II: Nietzsche""; ""8. Socratic Liberal Politics""; ""9. Socratic Liberal Theory in American Politics""; ""Chapter 7 Philosophic Wisdom and Literary Wisdom""; ""1. Socrates and Poetry""; ""2. Literary Wisdom""; ""3. Plato�s Literary Wisdom""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""
    ""Abbreviations of Works by Leo Strauss""""Index""
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Albany, New York : SUNY Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (240 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4384-5167-9
  • Subjects: Strauss, Leo -- Political and social views; Political science -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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