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Reading Between the Lines - Leo Strauss and the History of Early Modern Philosophy (Hardcover)

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Evaluating Strauss' perspectives on early modern philosophy, scholars of philosophy discuss Leo Strauss and the radical Enlightenment; the irrelevance of Straussian hermeneutics; the virtues and vices of Leo Strauss as historian; Leo Strauss' Olympian interpretation: right, self-preservation, and law in the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes; art of writing or art of rewriting: reading Hobbes' De motu against the background of Strauss' interpretation; resurrecting Leo Strauss; Spinoza, Strauss, and the morality of lying for safety and peace; and Pierre Bayle and the red herring. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 226.0

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