Frankly, this book has started out great and then graduated to a serious disappointment.
To put things into context: I had read "Persecution and the Art of... Read more
A very erudite-sounding Amazon review (written by one J.C. Woods, if anybody cares) of Leo Strauss's Socrates and Aristophanes claims that Strauss's M.O. Read morePublished on May 12, 2013 by Mike Seder
"Thoughts on Machiavelli" is vintage Leo Strauss. In other words, the book is difficult to read, convoluted, and constantly strays from the main subject. Read morePublished on April 13, 2009 by Ashtar Command
So, says Strauss, Machiavelli is evil? Is that so? What do we mean by this? Is this not all too comforting an answer to a question that Strauss hammers the complexity of throughout... Read morePublished on December 10, 1999 by J. C. Woods