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Argument and the Action of Plato's Laws

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ISBN-10: 0226776980

ISBN-13: 9780226776989

Edition: 1975

Authors: Leo Strauss

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The posthumous publication of The Argument and the Action of Plato's "Laws" was compiled shortly before the death of Leo Strauss in 1973. Strauss offers an insightful and instructive reading through careful probing of Plato's classic text. "Strauss's The Argument and the Action of Plato's 'Laws' reflects his interest in political thought, his dogged method of following the argument of the Laws step by step, and his vigorous defense of this dialogue's integrity in respect to the ideals of the Republic."--Cross Currents "The unique characteristics of this commentary on the Laws reflect the care and precision which were the marks of Professor Strauss's efforts to understand the complex…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1975
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. He is the author of many books, among them The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, Natural Right and History,and Spinoza's Critique of Religion, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

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The Argument and the Action of Plato'sLaws