(PDF READ) [Socrates and Aristophanes] ↠ Leo Strauss

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Socrates and Aristophanes review ´ 104 Trauss gives us an impressive addition to his life's work the recovery of the Great Tradition in political philosophy The problem the book proposes centers formally upon Socrates As is typical of Strauss he raises profound issues with great courage He addresses a problem that has been inherent in Western life ever since Socrates' execution.

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Socrates and Aristophanes review ´ 104 The tension between reason and religion Thus we come to Aristophanes the great comic poet and his attack on Socrates in the play The Clouds Strauss translates it into the basic problem of the relation between poetry and philosophy and resolves this by an analysis of the function of comedy in the life of the city Stanley Parry National Revi.

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Socrates and Aristophanes review ´ 104 In one of his last books Socrates and Aristophanes Leo Strauss's examines the confrontation between Socrates and Aristophanes in Aristophanes' comedies Looking at eleven plays Strauss shows that this confrontation is essentially one between poetry and philosophy and that poetry emerges as an autonomous wisdom capable of rivaling philosophyS.

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  • Paperback
  • 332
  • Socrates and Aristophanes
  • Leo Strauss
  • English
  • 07 May 2018
  • 9780226777191