Leo Strauss

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Politics and Morality: Plato’s Neo-Con Republic

Who cares what Plato had to say about government? We all should, because Leo Strauss was an admirer of Plato and the neo-conservatives are followers of Strauss. Plato’s Republic is as contemporary as today’s headlines. Plato was a smart, rich hunk of a man whose real name was Aristocles; “Plato” was a nickname referring to … Continue reading