Philosophy and Law: Contributions to the Understanding of Maimonides and His Predecessors

SUNY Press
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Leo Strauss’s Philosophy and Law contains a groundbreaking study of the political philosophy of Maimonides and his Islamic predecessors, and it offers an argument on behalf of that philosophy which is also a profound critique of modern philosophy. Here is an entirely new and complete English translation of Strauss’s work, which takes as its ideal the exacting standards of accuracy that Strauss himself emphasized in his own work. It includes a prefatory essay introducing the argument of each of the four sections of Philosophy and Law.

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About the author

Leo Strauss was the Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor in Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Eve Adler is Professor of Classics at Middlebury College.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Feb 29, 2012
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Pages
157
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ISBN
9781438421438
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Jewish
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This content is DRM protected.
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