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On Tyranny: An Interpretation Of Xenophon's Hiero

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Overview

This is a new release of the original 1948 edition.
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Editorial Reviews

Eric Voegelin
Every political scientish who tries to disentangle himself from the contemporary confusion over the problems of tyranny will be much indebted to this study and inevitably use it as a starting point.
The Review of Politics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781163158159
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was the Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His many contributions to political philosophy include The Political Philosophy of Hobbes and Liberalism Ancient and Modern, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction
I. On Tyranny
Xenophon: Hiero or Tyrannicus
Leo Strauss: On Tyranny
Notes on On Tyranny
II. The Strauss-Kojève Debate
Alexandre Kojève: Tyranny and Wisdom
Leo Strauss: Restatement on Xenophon's Hiero
III. The Strauss-Kojève Correspondence
Letters
Editorial Notes
Name Index
Subject Index

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