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Leo Strauss : man of peace / Robert Howse.

By: Howse, Robert, 1958-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JC251.S8 H69 2014Publication: New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: xi, 188 p.ISBN: 9781107427679 (paperback); 1107427673 (paperback); 9781107074996 (hardback); 1107074991 (hardback).Subject(s): Strauss, Leo | Political science -- History -- 20th century | Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century
Contents:
1. Introduction: reopening the case of Leo Strauss -- 2. Warrior morality and the fate of civilization: Strauss's encounter with Carl Schmitt and German nihilism -- 3. Legitimacy and legality, thinking and ruling in the closed society and the world state: the Strauss/Kojève debate -- 4. Strauss's Machiavelli: fallen angel and theoretical man -- 5. Thucydides versus Machiavelli: a moral-political horizon of war and law -- 6. Justice and progress: Strauss's assessment of modern international law -- 7. Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction: reopening the case of Leo Strauss -- 2. Warrior morality and the fate of civilization: Strauss's encounter with Carl Schmitt and German nihilism -- 3. Legitimacy and legality, thinking and ruling in the closed society and the world state: the Strauss/Kojève debate -- 4. Strauss's Machiavelli: fallen angel and theoretical man -- 5. Thucydides versus Machiavelli: a moral-political horizon of war and law -- 6. Justice and progress: Strauss's assessment of modern international law -- 7. Conclusion.

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