The Argument and the Action of Plato's Laws by Leo Strauss

By Leo Strauss

The posthumous booklet of The Argument and the motion of Plato's "Laws" was once compiled almost immediately prior to the dying of Leo Strauss in 1973. Strauss bargains an insightful and instructive examining via cautious probing of Plato's vintage text.

"Strauss's The Argument and the motion of Plato's 'Laws' displays his curiosity in political proposal, his dogged approach to following the argument of the Laws step-by-step, and his full of life protection of this dialogue's integrity in recognize to the beliefs of the Republic."—Cross Currents

"The specific features of this statement at the Laws mirror the care and precision that have been the marks of Professor Strauss's efforts to appreciate the advanced innovations of alternative men."—Allan D. Nelson, Canadian magazine of Political Science

"Thorough and provocative, a tremendous addition to Plato scholarship."—Library Journal

"The significant function of the remark is to supply a interpreting of the discussion which screens its structural association and the continuity of the argument."—J. W. Dy, Bibliographical Bulletin of Philosophy

"The reader of Strauss's booklet is certainly guided heavily during the entire text."— M. J. Silverthorne, The Humanities organization Review

Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was once the Robert Maynard Hutchins distinctive provider Professor Emeritus of political technological know-how on the college of Chicago.

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