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Progressive Minds, Conservative Politics : Leo Strauss's Later Writings on Maimonides.

By: Series: SUNY Series in the Thought and Legacy of Leo StraussPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781438448459
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Progressive Minds, Conservative Politics : Leo Strauss's Later Writings on MaimonidesDDC classification:
  • 181/.06
LOC classification:
  • B945.S84 -- T47 2013eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Strauss's Impact on Maimonidean Scholarship -- The Context -- Why Strauss's Later Writings Have Been Ignored -- Exceptions to the Rule: Scholarly Responses to Strauss's Later Maimonidean Writings -- Isadore Twersky -- Hillel Fradkin -- Steve Lenzner -- Zev Harvey -- "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" as an Exercise in Liberal Education -- 1 The Guide of the Perplexed as a Jewish Book -- On the Plan of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 1 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed ": The Guide's Plan -- Section 2 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 3 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 4 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 5 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 6 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 7 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 8 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 9 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 10 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 11 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 12 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 13 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 14 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- 2 The Guide of the Perplexed as a Work of Classical Political Philosophy -- The Structure of Liberalism Ancient and Modern -- Progressives, Conservatives and Classical Political Philosophers in Liberalism Ancient and Modern -- Progress, Providence, and the Political Vulnerability of Contemporary Jews: Leo Strauss as a Jewish Political Thinker.
3 Torah and Philosophy in The Book of Knowledge -- A Fundamentally Different View of the Mishneh Torah? -- Sefer ha Madda' and Sefer Madda' -- The Plan of Hilkhot De'ot: The Wise Man, His Disciples, and the People -- The Tension between Philosophy and Torah: The Commandment to Learn Torah, the Prohibition against Idolatry, and the Possibility of Repentance -- Conclusion -- Strauss's Progress in Understanding Maimonides -- Strauss's Final Phase -- Strauss's Imitation of Maimonides: Progress as an Ambiguous Term -- Appendix I: Preface to the 1963 Edition of the Guide and Political Regimes -- Appendix II: New Worlds of Power: Maimonides, John Coltrane, and Rabbi Akiva -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Strauss's Impact on Maimonidean Scholarship -- The Context -- Why Strauss's Later Writings Have Been Ignored -- Exceptions to the Rule: Scholarly Responses to Strauss's Later Maimonidean Writings -- Isadore Twersky -- Hillel Fradkin -- Steve Lenzner -- Zev Harvey -- "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" as an Exercise in Liberal Education -- 1 The Guide of the Perplexed as a Jewish Book -- On the Plan of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 1 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed ": The Guide's Plan -- Section 2 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 3 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 4 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 5 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 6 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 7 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 8 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 9 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 10 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 11 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 12 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 13 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- Section 14 of "How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed" -- 2 The Guide of the Perplexed as a Work of Classical Political Philosophy -- The Structure of Liberalism Ancient and Modern -- Progressives, Conservatives and Classical Political Philosophers in Liberalism Ancient and Modern -- Progress, Providence, and the Political Vulnerability of Contemporary Jews: Leo Strauss as a Jewish Political Thinker.

3 Torah and Philosophy in The Book of Knowledge -- A Fundamentally Different View of the Mishneh Torah? -- Sefer ha Madda' and Sefer Madda' -- The Plan of Hilkhot De'ot: The Wise Man, His Disciples, and the People -- The Tension between Philosophy and Torah: The Commandment to Learn Torah, the Prohibition against Idolatry, and the Possibility of Repentance -- Conclusion -- Strauss's Progress in Understanding Maimonides -- Strauss's Final Phase -- Strauss's Imitation of Maimonides: Progress as an Ambiguous Term -- Appendix I: Preface to the 1963 Edition of the Guide and Political Regimes -- Appendix II: New Worlds of Power: Maimonides, John Coltrane, and Rabbi Akiva -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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