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PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Political Philosophy in the Twentieth Century This book demonstrates the rich diversity and depth of political philosophy in the twentieth century Catherine H Zuckert has compiled a collection of essays recounting the lives of political theorists connecting each biography with the theorist s life work and explaining the significance of the contribution to modern political thought The essays are organized to highlight the major political alternatives and approaches Beginning with essays on John Dewey Carl Schmitt and Antonio Gramsci representing the three main political alternatives liberal fascist and communist at mid century the book proceeds to consider the lives and works of migr s such as Hannah Arendt Eric Voegelin and Leo Strauss who brought a continental perspective to the United States after World War II The second half of the collection contains essays on recent defenders of liberalism such as Friedrich Hayek Isaiah Berlin and John Rawls and liberalism s many critics including Michel Foucault J rgen Habermas and Alasdair MacIntyre

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This book demonstrates the rich diversity and depth of political philosophy in the twentieth century Catherine H Zuckert has compiled a collection of essays recounting the lives of political theorists connecting each biography with the theorist s life work and explaining the significance of the contribution to modern political thought The essays are organized to highlight the major political alternatives and approaches Beginning with essays on John Dewey Carl Schmitt and Antonio Gramsci representing the three main political alternatives liberal fascist and communist at mid century the book proceeds to consider the lives and works of emigres such as Hannah Arendt Eric Voegelin and Leo Strauss who brought a continental perspective to the United States after World War II The second half of the collection contains essays on recent defenders of liberalism such as Friedrich Hayek Isaiah Berlin and John Rawls and liberalism s many critics including Michel Foucault Jurgen Habermas and Alasdair MacIntyre, Leo Strauss and his alleged political influence regarding the Iraq War have in recent years been the subject of significant media attention including stories in the i Wall Street Journal i and i New York Times i i Time i magazine even called him one of the most influential men in American politics With i The Truth about Leo Strauss i Michael and Catherine Zuckert challenged the many claims and speculations about this notoriously complex thinker Now with i Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy i they turn their attention to a searching and more comprehensive interpretation of Strauss s thought as a whole using the many manifestations of the problem of political philosophy as their touchstone br For Strauss political philosophy presented a problem to which there have been a variety of solutions proposed over the course of Western history Strauss s work they show revolved around recovering and restoring political philosophy to its original Socratic form Since positivism and historicism represented two intellectual currents that undermined the possibility of a Socratic political philosophy the first part of the book is devoted to Strauss s critique of these two positions Then the authors explore Strauss s interpretation of the history of philosophy and both ancient and modern canonical political philosophers including Plato Aristotle Machiavelli and Locke Strauss s often unconventional readings of these philosophers they argue pointed to solutions to the problem of political philosophy Finally the authors examine Strauss s thought in the context of the twentieth century when his chief interlocutors were Schmitt Husserl Heidegger and Nietzsche br The most penetrating and capacious treatment of the political philosophy of this complex and often misunderstood thinker from his early years to his last works i Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy i reveals Strauss s writings as an attempt to show that the distinctive characteristics of ancient and modern thought derive from different modes of solving the problem of political philosophy and reveal why he considered the ancient solution both philosophically and politically superior, Named Outstanding Book in Philosophy and Religion for by the Association of American Publishers R, div div p Faced with the difficult task of discerning Plato s true ideas from the contradictory voices he used to express them scholars have never fully made sense of the many incompatibilities within and between the dialogues In the magisterial i Plato s Philosophers i Catherine Zuckert explains for the first time how these prose dramas cohere to reveal a comprehensive Platonic understanding of philosophy p p To expose this coherence Zuckert examines the dialogues not in their supposed order of composition but according to the dramatic order in which Plato indicates they took place This unconventional arrangement lays bare a narrative of the rise development and limitations of Socratic philosophy In the drama s earliest dialogues for example non Socratic philosophers introduce the political and philosophical problems to which Socrates tries to respond A second dramatic group shows how Socrates develops his distinctive philosophical style And finally the later dialogues feature interlocutors who reveal his philosophy s limitations Despite these limitations Zuckert concludes Plato made Socrates the dialogues central figure because Socrates raises the fundamental human question what is the best way to live p p Plato s dramatization of Socratic imperfections suggests moreover that he recognized the apparently unbridgeable gap between our understandings of human life and the nonhuman world At a time when this gap continues to raise questions about the division between sciences and the humanities and the potentially dehumanizing effects of scientific progress Zuckert s brilliant interpretation of the entire Platonic corpus offers genuinely new insights into worlds past and 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