On Tyranny (Paperback)Leo Strauss (author), Michael S. Roth (volume editor), Victor Gourevitch (volume editor)
Paperback Published: 05/05/2000
This work is Strauss' reading of Xenophon's dialogue, "Hiero" or "Tyrannicus", in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. This edition includes a translation of the dialogue, a critique of the commentary by the French philosopher Alexandre Kojeve, Strauss' restatement of his position in light of Kojeve's comments, and the complete Strauss-Kojeve correspondence.
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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