Jew and Philosopher: The Return to Maimonides in the Jewish Thought of Leo Strauss

SUNY Press
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This is the first book to deal with the Jewish thought of Leo Strauss. Known primarily as one of the leading contemporary political thinkers, this book reveals another side of Leo Strauss—as one of the most important Jewish thinkers of the present century. The author presents the Jewish thought of Leo Strauss as powerful, original, and provocative, but also as essential for grasping the true character of Strauss’s thought. His Jewish thought may prove to be the key to the proper understanding of his philosophic thought as a whole.
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Kenneth Hart Green is Assistant Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Feb 29, 2012
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Pages
278
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ISBN
9781438404721
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Jewish
PHILOSOPHY / Eastern
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