Volume 44, Issue 2/3, Summer/Fall 2014
New Directions in the Thought of Leo Strauss
On Leo Strauss and the Question of the Theologico-Political
The conventional ways in which the reading of Strauss is conducted too often employ simplistic stratagems in the effort to reveal what is hidden, and thereby miss their mark. A case in point is the privileging of the center of a text, where the center is understood arithmetically. The essay that follows takes up the question of the adequacy of this understanding.