Leo Strauss And The American Right / Edition 1

Leo Strauss And The American Right / Edition 1

by Shadia B. Drury, Shadia B. Dury
     
 

Looks at the work of Leo Strauss, a seemingly reclusive German Jewish emigré and scholar, who was one of the most influential individuals in the conservative movement, a man widely seen as the godfather of the Republican party’s failed "Contract With America."
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Overview

Looks at the work of Leo Strauss, a seemingly reclusive German Jewish emigré and scholar, who was one of the most influential individuals in the conservative movement, a man widely seen as the godfather of the Republican party’s failed "Contract With America."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312217839
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
753,369
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
• Straussians in Washington
• Strauss’ Jewish Heritage
• Strauss’ German Connection
• American Applications of Straussian Philosophy
• Neoconservatism: A Straussian Legacy
• The Demise of American Liberalism
• Selected Bibliography
• Index

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