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Natural Right and History
University of Chicago Press, 1965
eISBN: 978-0-226-22645-3 | Cloth: 978-0-226-77692-7 | Paper: 978-0-226-77694-1
Library of Congress Classification K460.S77 1965
Dewey Decimal Classification 323.401
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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In this classic work, Leo Strauss examines the problem of natural right and argues that there is a firm foundation in reality for the distinction between right and wrong in ethics and politics. On the centenary of Strauss's birth, and the fiftieth anniversary of the Walgreen Lectures which spawned the work, Natural Right and History remains as controversial and essential as ever.
"Strauss . . . makes a significant contribution towards an understanding of the intellectual crisis in which we find ourselves . . . [and] brings to his task an admirable scholarship and a brilliant, incisive mind."—John H. Hallowell, American Political Science Review
Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was the Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Political Science at the University of Chicago.
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