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On Tyranny

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ISBN-10: 0226776875

ISBN-13: 9780226776873

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Leo Strauss, Alexandre Kojeve, Victor Gourevitch, Michael S. Roth

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On Tyrannyis Leo Strauss's classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue, Hieroor Tyrannicus,in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. This edition includes a translation of the dialogue, a critique of the commentary by the French philosopher Alexandre Kojegrave;ve, Strauss's restatement of his position in light of Kojegrave;ve's comments, and finally, the complete Strauss-Kojegrave;ve correspondence."Through [Strauss's] interpretation Xenophon appears to us as no longer the somewhat dull and flat author we know, but as a brilliant and subtle writer, an original and profound thinker. What is more, in interpreting this forgotten…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
On Tyranny
Xenophon: Hiero or Tyrannicus
Leo Strauss: On Tyranny
Notes on On Tyranny
The Strauss-Kojegrave;ve Debate
Alexandre Kojegrave;ve: Tyranny and Wisdom
Leo Strauss: Restatement on Xenophon's Hiero
The Strauss-Kojegrave;ve Correspondence
Editorial Notes
Name Index
Subject Index