By Jeffrey A. Bernstein
In "Leo Strauss at the Borders of Judaism, Philosophy, and History," Jeffrey A. Bernstein explores how the concept of Leo Strauss quantities to a version for considering the relationship among philosophy, Jewish proposal, and historical past. For Bernstein, Strauss exhibits shut learn of the heritage of philosophy from the ancients to medievals to moderns is important for one to understand the elemental contrast among the types of existence Strauss phrases Jerusalem and Athens, that's, order via published legislation and unfastened philosophical proposal, respectively. via an research of Strauss s released texts; exam of his highbrow biography and background; and using correspondence, archival fabrics, and seminar transcripts, Bernstein exhibits how Strauss s obstacle with the relation among Judaism and philosophy spanned his complete occupation. His findings could be of use to these attracted to the idea of Strauss, the background of Jewish suggestion, and the relation among faith, philosophy, and politics."