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On Tyranny - a book by Strauss, Leo

On Tyranny

Including the Strauss-Kojève Correspondence

On Tyranny( )
Author: Strauss, Leo
Editor: Gourevitch, Victor
Roth, Michael S.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

On Tyranny is Leo Strauss's classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue Hiero, or Tyrannicus, in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. Included are a translation of the dialogue from its original Greek, a critique of Strauss's commentary by the French philosopher Alexandre Kojève, and the complete correspondence between the two. This revised and expanded edition...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Ancient / Greece
Philosophy / Political
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Fascism & Totalitarianism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.192 Pounds

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