Leo Strauss And Eric Voegelin Were Political Theorists Of The First Rank Whose Impact On The Study Of Political Science In North America Has Been Profound A Study Of Their Writings Is One Of The Most Expeditious Ways To Explore The Core Of Political Science Comparing And Contrasting The Positions Both Theorists Have Taken In Assessing That Core Provides A Comprehensive Appreciation Of The Main Options Of The Western Tradition.In Fifty Three Recently Discovered Letters, Strauss And Voegelin Explore The Nature Of Their Similarities And Differences, Offering Trenchant Observations About One Another S Work, About The State Of The Discipline, And About The Influences Working On Them The Correspondence Fleshes Out Many Assumptions Made In Their Published Writings, Often With A Frankness And Directness That Removes All Vestiges Of Ambiguity Included With The Correspondence Are Four Pivotal Re Published Essays Jerusalem And Athens Some Preliminary Reflections Strauss , The Gospel And Culture Voegelin , Immortality Experience And Symbol Voegelin , And The Mutual Influence Of Theology And Philosophy Strauss And Commentaries By James L Wiser, Hans Georg Gadamer, Stanley Rosen, Thomas J J Altizer, Timothy Fuller, Ellis Sandoz, Thomas L Pangle, And David Walsh.
Leo Strauss was a German American philosopher and philologist of ancient Greek text In his early years studying in Germany he acquainted himself with seminal German thinkers of the 20th century such as Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl and Ernst Cassirer As a person of Jewish ancestry, Strauss fled to the United States during the rule of Third Reich and taught at the University of Chicago There,
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- Faith and Political Philosophy: The Correspondence Between Leo Strauss and Eric Voegelin, 1934-1964
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