On Tyranny

On Tyranny

by Leo Strauss


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801490736
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 08/13/1991
Series: 5/28/1993
Edition description: ENLARGED
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
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
Editorial Notes
Name Index
Subject Index

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