Jerusalem and Athens: Reason and Revelation in the Works of Leo Strauss
By: Susan Orr (author)Paperback
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Leo Strauss dedicated his life to rejuvenating the serious study of political philosophy. But those who study his writings are at odds on the question of what he thought about revelation. By applying Strauss's own principles of analysis to his pivotal essay 'Jerusalem and Athens: Some Preliminary Reflections,' Susan Orr reveals that Strauss's understanding of religion, contrary to what previous scholars have maintained, was more than simply political.
Susan Orr is the special assistant to the director of the Program Policy and Planning Division of the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect.
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