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"On Tyranny" continues to be a perennial favourite, owning a timelessness that few philosophical or scholarly debates have ever completed. On one hand, "On Tyranny" is the 1st book-length paintings in Leo Strauss s prolonged research of Xenophon, and his Restatement keeps a vivacity and directness that's occasionally absent in his later works. at the different, Tyranny and knowledge could be the main succinct but fullest articulation of Alexandre Kojeve s total political inspiration, and it offers what could be the so much uncompromising substitute to Strauss s place as a complete. This quantity comprises for the 1st time a complete and significant exam of the controversy from students good versed within the considered Strauss, Kojeve, Hegel, Heidegger, and the tip of historical past thesis. Of specific curiosity stands out as the appendix, which bargains for the 1st time Kojeve s unabridged reaction to Strauss, a reaction formerly on hand purely from the Fonds Kojeve at Le Bibliotheque Nationale de France. available to scholars and students alike, this quantity works both good within the lecture room and as a source for extra complex research."

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