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The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective (Suny Series in Political Theory : Contemporary Issues)

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Democracy,
  • Liberalism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Contributions in political sci,
  • Contributions in political science,
  • Strauss, Leo

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKenneth L. Deutsch (Editor), Walter Soffer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8196720M
    ISBN 100887063888
    ISBN 109780887063886


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Part 1: The work of Leo Strauss--an appraisal --An overview: Leo Strauss: three quarrels, three questions, one life / Michael Platt --On natural right: The problem of natural right and the fundamental alternatives in natural right and history / Victor Gourevitch.

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Walt Soffer is Professor of Philosophy and recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

He has authored numerous articles and a book on Descartes, From Science to Subjectivity: An Interpretation of Descartes's Meditations, and Co-edited The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective. He has also written on political philosophy, ethics, philosophy of religion, and.

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I'm not sure anyone took Masters seriously on this, as I don't recall a follow-up from anyone, including Masters. But you should read it, because it's exactly what you suggest. Kent Guida Thursday, 26 May, Author: Larry Arnhart.

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A ccording to william altman’s The German Stranger, Leo Strauss concocted a “radical critique of liberal democracy” that is a “synthesis” of the thought of Carl Schmitt and Martin Heidegger, “two cowardly, utterly repulsive, and lapel pin-wearing Nazi philosophers.”Strauss could not join the party due to his “Jewish blood,” but he “did what no mere Nazi could have done or.

The Straussian approach to political science may be understood in light of what Strauss viewed as the crisis of liberal democracy.

The crisis consists in the loss of confidence in the principles underlying liberal democracy (Strauss, ). decline, crisis, or ascension; to pinpoint its flaws or celebrate its strengths – it is first necessary to 11 Dworkin, “Liberalism,” in A Matter of Principle (Oxford: Clarendon, ), 12 Gerstle, “The Protean Character of American Liberalism,” American Historical Review, 99/4 (), ;Cited by: American Views of Liberty presents diverse views of the American understanding of human liberty.

This book begins rather traditionally with the Declaration of Independence, but with the un-Jeffersonian view that the Declaration's defense of liberty is not free from Christian presuppositions. That public defense differs from Jefferson's private mixture of Epicureanism and secularized.

3, words. Grant Havers Leo Strauss and Anglo-American Democracy: A Conservative Critique Northern Illinois University Press, A main pillar sustaining the practice of mass immigration is that Western nations are inherently characterized by a “civic” form of national membership.

The Academic Home of Trumpism. read Strauss as having endorsed America’s liberal democracy for being built on the "low but solid ground" of Lockean political philosophy. The Author: Jon Baskin. The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective (Albany: State University of New York Press, ), ; Roger Masters, The Nature of Politics (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, );Author: Larry Arnhart.

This introductory article explains the theme of this book, which is about political theory. It evaluates the impact of literature that proved especially influential in framing debate through the last decades of the twentieth century and opening years of the twenty-first and examines the historical work on political thought.

It describes the combination of concerns that runs through the work of Cited by: 4. This book explicates the deepest philosophic principles of neoconservatism, traces the intellectual relationship between the political philosopher Leo Strauss and contemporary neoconservative political actors, and provides a trenchant critique of neoconservatism from the perspective.

it” (49). As such, Ceaser’s book is intended as a response to the crisis of the West; a crisis whose source he now locates in the doctrine of nonfoundation-alism, or the idea that “liberal democracy is best maintained by renouncing public reliance on any kind of first principle” (3).

Designing a Polity com. How can Leo Strauss’s critique of modernity and his return to tradition, especially Maimonides, help us to save democracy from its inner dangers. In this book, Corine Pelluchon examines Strauss’s provocative claim that the conception of man and reason in the thought of the Enlightenment is self-destructive and leads to a new tyranny.

The holy grail of Straussian scholarship has been to understand the ancient philosophers not from a modern point of view but from their own point of view. The implication is that then we become free to adopt the ancient point of view towards modern political affairs, freeing us from the narrowness of the modern perspective and enabling us to.For a reading on the problematic character of natural political right in Strauss, see also V.

Gourevitch () “The Problem of Natural Right and the Fundamental Alternatives in Natural Right and History,” in K. L. Deutsch and W. Soffer (eds), The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective (Albany, NY: State University of New Cited by: 2.Share the post "Pierre Manent in Search of the Political" Pierre Manent is a philosopher who summons us to the pursuit of truth and the practice of politics.

Since the beginning of his career in the late s, these two preoccupations have motivated his critiques of a certain canon of modern political thought. The thinkers of this canon, Manent charges, have been leading us astray from truth.